When we think about nutrients and vitamins that are good for our brain, we tend to focus on omega-3s. But, we shouldn't overlook other vitamins and minerals that can help boost our brain power. One vitamin that has benefits for the brain is vitamin E. Below, we explore the benefits of vitamin E and foods high in vitamin E.
The best way to make sure you're getting your daily dose of vitamins is through a healthy and balanced diet. Below are foods that are high in vitamin E:
While a healthy, balanced diet rich in brain-boosting nutrients is important, it's key to remember that exercise, sleep and an overall healthy diet are all important to health and well-being. We all know that exercise can boost our mood (love those endorphins!), and it has been shown to improve cognitive functioning. Similarly, sleep is key to a healthy, functioning brain (sleep deprivation has been found to cause cognitive impairment similar to intoxication). In addition to a well-balanced diet, it's important to prioritize whole foods and limit processed foods.
Earlier this year, Project CBD, a California-based non-profit that is dedicated to conducting and publishing research on the medical uses of cannabidiol (CBD) and other components of the cannabis plant, launched the most extensive survey on CBD use globally to date. The survey sought to find information on who is using CBD, why are they using CBD, how are they using CBD, and more. Read our blog for a summary of the preliminary findings!
The benefits to yoga are seemingly endless. From increasing flexibility to reducing stress, yoga is a healthy addition to any lifestyle, and a gateway to wellness that every body can enjoy. If you’ve already discovered the benefits of yoga, you’re going to love what comes next. Check out our blog for more info on our favorite morning routine - yoga!
CBD, or hemp extract, can either be isolated or full spectrum. Full spectrum hemp extract refers to the various cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant; however, CBD isolate only contains cannabidiol. There are benefits to both, and in this blog we explore the benefits and why you may want to go with a full spectrum hemp extract for your CBD needs.