Tag: Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor

Health: BDNF: Eight Ways to Increase BDNF and Keep Your Brain from Aging

“BDNF is like Miracle-Gro for your brain.” That’s how Harvard psychiatrist John Ratey describes brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a powerful little protein that stimulates your production of new brain cells and strengthens existing ones. More specifically, when you release BDNF, it flips the switch on a series of genes that grow brand new brain cells…

Diet: Supplements: Cognition: Why BDNF Is Miracle-Gro For Your Brain | Natural Stacks

“Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor – or BDNF for short – is a naturally occurring growth hormone that is responsible for neurogenesis: the creation of new neurons. Higher levels of BDNF are associated with increased intelligence, mood, productivity, and memory along with decreased risks of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s. Keep reading to see why expert…