Depression

WellWise Launches Omega 6 Campaign

Omega 6 Imbalance Out of Control

WellWise started an awareness campaign about the negative health effects of massive omega 6 fatty acid consumption. Omega 6 fats are now omnipresent in virtually all processed foods, and have undermined the omega 6 to 3 balance. Diabetes, obesity, heart disease and many other inflammatory diseases are most often the outcome. This imbalance impacts not only individuals but also the health of the nation at large. Read more about omega 6.

 

WellWise Brain Blog

Read WellWise’s brain blogs to learn about the role of nutrition for such disorders as ADHD and ADD

Brain Blogs about brain health, add and adhd

Brain Blog: Krill Oil and ADHD: Why Brain Fats M

Omega-3s in food and beverages

Why we don’t see more products containing omega-3s

With all that omega-3 fatty acids have going for them, it’s easy to see why fortifying foods and beverages with the omega-3s DHA/EPA is a good idea. Study after study has demonstrated a dizzying array of health benefits of omega-3s – from mental clarity and mood enhancement to cholesterol reduction and weight control for patients on chemotherapy.

Health Blog: Your Health Bank Account, Part 2

How to manage your ‘whealth’

I recently came across a study suggesting that for the first time in modern history, average life expectancy in the U.S. is expected to fall in the coming years unless preventive measures are taken up aggressively. When my friend Maddy recently described her lifestyle to me, I made the comparison for her between a healthy lifestyle and a sound financial plan.

DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

DHEA: The anti-aging supplement

DHEA is produced in the adrenal glands and converted to testosterone. Production decreases as we age.

Getting down with supplements that help depression

Can supplements affect depression?

What is this mysterious condition called depression?

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Phosphatidylserine

Phosphatidylserine: good fat for your brain

 

This healthy fat helps make up cell membranes and is especially concentrated in the brain – hence its utility in a range of cognitive concerns from ADHD to Alzheimer’s and depression.1-3

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo – besteller in the US

The world’s oldest living tree, dating back 250 million years, is the double-lobed leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree. Close to 200 clinical trials have been published on ginkgo extract since 1980, with most of them supporting benefits related to improved circulation and mental function.

Phospholipids and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Why you need to know about lipids

In order to remain robust, energetic and healthy, we need a variety of nutrients. These include amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, lipids and fatty acids.

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