By Maylin Rodriguez-Paez, RN
In the brain, the synapse is where nerve cells connect. This space between the cells allows for electrical signals to move from the brain throughout the body. This electrical signal is essential for everything from moving muscles and feeling pain to remembering where you left your keys. As we get older, these important connections deteriorate, the signals dissipate, and significant problems can develop with memory and cognition.
Astaxanthin is one of the most powerful antioxidants among the carotenoids. It’s a pigment found in salmon, shrimp, and other foods. Scientific investigation into astaxanthin's health-associated properties has been fairly recent, exposing a number of impressive benefits.
By Susan Goldschein
Getting the right nutrients is key for your Brain Health