Phosphatidylserine

Promotes memory formation and improves recall.

Einstein, G., Maier, S., & McDaniel, M. (2003). “Brain-Specific” Nutrients: a Memory Cure? Nutrition, 19, 957-75; Massari, D., Nunzi, M., Petrie, W., Yesavage, J., Tinklenberg, J., & Crook, T. (1991). Effects of Phosphatidylserine in Age-Associated Memory Impairment. Neurology, 41, 644-9.

Boosts the brain’s processing speed and reduces reaction time.

Leech et al. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. (June 2015)

Alleviates stress and anxiety.

Baumeister, J., Barthel, T., Geiss, K., & Weiss, M. (2008). Influence of Phosphatidylserine On Cognitive Performance And Cortical Activity After Induced Stress. Nutritional Neuroscience,11(3), 103-110; Hellhammer, J., Fries, E., Buss, C., Engert, V., Tuch, A., Rutenberg, D., et al. (2004). Effects of Soy Lecithin Phosphatidic Acid And Phosphatidylserine Complex (PAS) On The Endocrine And Psychological Responses To Mental Stress. Stress: The International Journal on the Biology of Stress, 7(2), 119-126.

Increases the supply of acetylcholine in the brain, which–in addition to enhancing focus, memory and neuromuscular control–combats age-related cognitive decline.

Lerer, B., Oppenheim, Y., Kelly, D., Gorfine, M., Kampf-Sherf, O., & Schreiber, S. (2000). An Open Trial of Plant Source Derived Phoshpatidylserine for Treatment of Age-Related Cognitive Decline. The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 37(4), 302-7; Kidd, P. (2005). Neurodegeneration from Mitochondrial Insufficiency: Nutrients, Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Prospects for Brain Rebuilding Using Integrative Management. Alternative Medicine Review: A Journal Of Clinical Therapeutic Disciplines, 10(4), 268-93.