[caption id="attachment_4816" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Amy Fletcher[/caption]
As we age maintaining a sharp mind gains increasing priority.
We devote a lot of time focusing on optimal nutrition, gut health, immune support, and chronic disease prevention. Over the past several decades, our understanding of the brain and neurocognitive health has dramatically expanded. We are becoming more aware of the key factors that help determine the health of the brain.
One of the most important factors for optimal brain health is a compound known as BDNF.
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or BDNF, is a primary brain protein or neurotrophin that directly influences brain function as well as peripheral nerve function and mental health. One way to think about BDNF is as a “brain fertilizer”. It helps to optimize how your brain works...