Our most well-respected scientific research validates the time-honored understanding that by far and away the most powerful factors affecting health and longevity are modifiable choices including the foods we eat and other aspects of lifestyle. So let’s move forward and explore this empowering information.

Neurobiology of BDNF in fear memory, sensitivity to stress, and stress-related disorders

Molecular Psychiatry January 3, 2020

Effect of aerobic exercise on cognition in younger adults

Neurology February 26, 2019

Physical exercise and activity may be important in reducing dementia risk at any age

Neurology February 19, 2019

Lifestyle and neurocognition in older adults with cognitive impairments

Neurology January 15, 2019

Combined adult neurogenesis and BDNF mimic exercise effects on cognition in an Alzheimer’s mouse model

Science September 7, 2018

Yoga, Meditation and Mind-Body Health: Increased BDNF, Cortisol Awakening Response, and Altered Inflammatory Marker Expression after a 3-Month Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Frontiers in Neuroscience June 26, 2017

A ketogenic diet rescues hippocampal memory defects in a mouse model of Kabuki syndrome

PNAS November 20, 2016

Longitudinal Relationships between Caloric Expenditure and Gray Matter in the Cardiovascular Health Study

IOS Press March 11, 2016

Brain BDNF expression as a biomarker for cognitive reserve against Alzheimer disease progression

Neurology January 16, 2016

Systemic lipopolysaccharide administration impairs retrieval of context–object discrimination, but not spatial, memory: Evidence for selective disruption of specific hippocampus-dependent memory functions during acute neuroinflammation

Brain, Behavior, and Immunity October 19, 2014

Serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and the Risk for Dementia

Journal of the American Medical Association January 1, 2014

Prebiotic feeding elevates central brain derived neurotrophic factor

Neurochemistry International October 10, 2013

Stimulatory Effect of Whole Coffee Fruit Concentrate Powder on Plasma Levels of Total and Exosomal Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Healthy Subjects: An Acute Within-Subject Clinical Study

Food and Nutrition Sciences July 9, 2013

Serum BDNF Concentrations Show Strong Seasonal Variation and Correlations with the Amount of Ambient Sunlight

PLOS One November 1, 2012

Modulatory effect of coffee fruit extract on plasma levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in healthy subjects

British Journal of Nutrition October 30, 2012

Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids Normalize BDNF Levels, Reduce Oxidative Damage, and Counteract Learning Disability after Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats

Journal of Neurotrauma October 1, 2004

Gut Microbiota Depletion from Early Adolescence in Mice: Implications for Brain and Behaviour

Brain, Behavior and Immunity November 30, -0001