“The mind drives the brain, but the mind also uses the brain. So, if the brain is not healthy, this can affect how we function mentally, our cognitive processing, and memory formation,” she explains.
Leaf suggests a combination of behavioral and lifestyle processes to improve mental self-care and brain health, including supplements that help protect and nourish your brain.*
“Brain supplements, also known as ‘nootropics,’ are becoming more commonly used as a way to promote memory creation and mental clarity, improve learning and processing speed, and combat occasional brain fog,”* she explains.
One of Leaf’s go-to recommendations for overall cognitive performance and longevity? mindbodygreen’s brain guard+.*