Superfoods, Herbs & Nutrition for a Better Brain
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Superfoods, Herbs & Nutrition for a Better Brain

Diet, herbs and nootropics for the brain and mind. Boost your memory, focus longer, and learn faster.
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4.6 (21 ratings)
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Created by Dr. Jess Reynolds
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know the causes of brain fog and slow thinking
  • Learn faster, and remember more
  • Know the biggest brain busting foods and activities
  • Know common foods to help mental performance
  • Recognize safe, reliable herbs to take to boost mental performance.
  • Learn to eat healthier in general for overall better health and performance
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Requirements
  • No prerequisites at all, other than a way to take notes. Lots of good info!
Description

Have you ever felt like you just can’t remember a word or where you put the keys?  Or that sometimes when you are dealing with a hard problem you “just can’t think”?  I can’t count the number of patients I have had that have “brain fog” on their intake form, or the number of students that ask me “what can I do to remember all of this material!?”.  The good news is, there is usually a common cause to these problems, and a way to improve memory: diet.

Memory is becoming more important all the time, thankfully there are a million different courses and workshops on how to learn faster and remember more.  For the most part, these are all very valuable and work, however my experience in clinic and as an educator has been that there is much more to the topic of memory then mnemonic memory techniques and the memory palace.

The first place I always start is with the diet.  No matter if you are finding that your memory is slowly getting worse, or you want to boost an already keen mind, diet can make a difference.  This course takes you step by step through what nutritional factors could be the culprit in brain fog and mental cloudiness. We then explore what foods and herbs can be added safely to your diet to help improve mental performance.

We will cover all the main herbs and supplements like Ginkgo Biloba, Lions Mane and Bacopa, to name just a few and some other essential nutrients like Omega 3 and Pro-biotics.  Then we will dive into the real heavy hitters like lions’ mane, MCT and caffeine.

I will also be discussing and reviewing many of the common nootropic “stacks” and talk about the pros and cons. 

As a bonus, I will go through a few other activities you can do to sharpen your brain and think faster.  The best part: a keener mind is only the start.  After adding these superfoods and herbs to your diet, while removing the brain busters, you will have more endurance, have an increased immune system, feel and look younger, and feel stronger

Who is the target audience?
  • Those who are looking for an "upgrade" to their brain.
  • Student's looking for a natural way to boost brain power.
  • People who are suffering from brain fog, or having a hard time concentrating.
  • Anyone who need to think faster, remember more, and feel better.
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
01:14:54
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Introduction
4 Lectures 06:01

Course Overview
01:21

Course style and things to remember
01:47

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Causes of brain fog and brain busting foods
8 Lectures 19:05

Inflammation
02:25

Gut-Brain axis
03:08

Brain busting foods.
04:28

Link to video on Insulin
00:04

More brain busting foods!
02:04

Link to video on mercury and the brain
00:04


Lets take a step back and make sure the knowledge is setting in.  Answer a few multiple choice questions to see where you are at.

Knowledge Check 1.
7 questions
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Foods and Dietary Herbs for the brain
4 Lectures 16:57

The BEST dietary herbs and food for a better brain
03:41

The great dietary herbs and food for a better brain
07:14

The alright dietary herbs and food for a better brain
03:10
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Medicinal Herbs and Supplements for a Better Brain
3 Lectures 10:40
A deeper understanding of herbs
01:31

Heavy Hitters: The Most Potent Herbs and Superfoods for the Brain.
04:24

How to consume medicinal herbs and dosing
04:45
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Nootropics, Supplements and Pre-made “Stacks”
6 Lectures 17:24
Understanding synthetic and natural supplements
01:55

The best natural supplements for a better brain
06:53

Study on Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s
00:05

Synthetic Nootropics
01:27


Warning about Synthetic Nootropics. MUST WATCH!
02:54
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7 Easy Activities for a Better Brain.
2 Lectures 04:47
7 East Activities for a Better Brain
04:22

Conclusion
00:25
About the Instructor
Dr. Jess Reynolds
4.6 Average rating
21 Reviews
96 Students
1 Course
TCMD, R.Ac, RMT, C.Ht

I am a practicing Doctor of Tradition Chinese Medicine and Integrative Medicine.  My practice has been tremendously gratifying, and through it I have had the opportunity to work with many people helping them heal, body mind and spirit.  Through my practice, I soon discovered my true passion however: teaching.  I have been teaching in the classroom for the last five years, and have been told by students and colleagues alike that it is my purpose. The focus of my lectures has been Psychology, Personal Growth, Nutrition and Orthopedic Assessment.  My passion however is in self-development of any kind.  I am a true believer in becoming the best version of yourself.  I see Udemy as the perfect platform to bring my lessons to more people.

Between my clinical practice and teaching experience, I have gained a wealth of knowledge in the world of Health and Wellness, but I offer more than that.  I am an avid outdoors man, adventure lover, and seeker of truth.  I use skills and knowledge from many fields of study and interest to provide my students with unique, down to earth and always informative lectures.

Most recently my partner Brittany and I have taken to the road. We are exploring alternative ways to live and practice medicine. We are travelling Canada lecturing on Health and Wellness in the modern world.