Cognition

Researcher makes case for creatine as nootropic

Researcher makes case for creatine as nootropic

By Danielle Masterson

The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) featured a variety of presentations to promote the science and application of evidence-based sports nutrition and supplementation, including a non-so-well-known application of creatine.

Berries and brain health: What do we know so far?

Berries and brain health: What do we know so far?

By Adi Menayang

Early studies on animals have linked consumption of polyphenol-rich berries to improvements in some cognitive markers. This has warranted studies on humans, and results are shedding more light on how berries may benefit our brain health.

Pierre Fabre Medicament claimed its DHA-enriched fish oil helped slow age-related cognitive decline in areas such as memory and executive function. ©iStock/iLexx

EFSA health claim opinion

EFSA rejects fish oil memory claim

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has thrown out a health claim for a ‘DHA-enriched fish oil’ and the reduction of age-related cognitive decline.

Creatine may beef up brain function: Study

Creatine may beef up brain function: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Supplements of creatine, most commonly associated with sports nutrition, may boost cognitive function in vegetarians, a group at risk of low creatine levels, says a new study.

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