B-vitaminsVitamin B6, vitamin B12 and Folic acid regulate levels of homocysteine, an amino acid associated with Alzheimer’s disease. According to a 2009 study conducted by the Oxford Project to Investigate Memory and Aging, the above B vitamins slow the rate of brain shrinkage, a common impairment among individuals with Alzheimer’s. Individuals with the slowest rate of brain shrinkage scored significantly better on cognitive tests

natural-herbal-products• It is always wise to invest in a good vitamin B-complex either in a liquid form or in tablets or caplets, in order to ensure a balanced supply of folic acid and B12, both of which are essential for maintenance of cognitive health. Come to Nature’s Source to choose the most purest form of vitamin B.

• Studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency in children may cause symptoms of depression, sleeplessness, mood swings and mental sluggishness. It can be found in small amounts in a few foods, including fatty fish such as herring, mackerel, sardines and tuna. To make vitamin D more available, it is added to dairy products, juices, and cereals that are then said to be “fortified with vitamin D.” But most vitamin D – 80% to 90% of what the body gets – is obtained through exposure to sunlight. Owing to the long winters in Canada, most Canadians are Vitamin D deficient and require supplementation in the form of tablets or flavoured drops.