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Making Synapses Ep.1: A Mechanistic look at Carbohydrates and their Mental Performance Impacts

Making Synapses Ep.1: A Mechanistic look at Carbohydrates and their Mental Performance Impacts

August 30, 2021 1 min read

In the inaugural episode of Making Synapses we discuss different carbohydrates and their impacts on cognitive factors including mood, motivation and energy through the lens of biochemical changes, specifically talking the neurotransmitters and hormones: serotonin, dopamine, cortisol, and insulin.

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About Ashwagandha... and the differences between KSM-66®, Sensoril®, and Shoden® Ashwagandha extracts.

About Ashwagandha... and the differences between KSM-66®, Sensoril®, and Shoden® Ashwagandha extracts.

June 03, 2021 6 min read

Ashwagandha, also known by it's Latin name "Withania somnifera", as "Indian Ginseng", or occasionally "Winter Cherry", is a highly regarded herb within Traditional Indian Medicine (Ayurvedic) as well as one of the most popular herbal supplements in the industry. Traditionally used to promote general wellness, muscle strength and endurance, generally associated in the Indian culture with "youthful vigour". 
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About ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the biological batteries of all life.

About ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the biological batteries of all life.

May 21, 2021 4 min read

More and more we're finding Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production to be a key point of discussion for both the fitness and biohacking crowds. It's always a welcome topic of question for us in store, and for good reason given ATP's importance to all aspects of human performance and even just being alive, affecting everyone in everyone waking or sleeping second. 

So with this in mind, we've prepared the following article to help establish the basics of: what ATP is; the function of ATP; how ATP production is regulated;  and what you can do to increase your own ATP production.

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