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A Day in the Life with Jessica Watson from Michigan State

Brain Armor had the privilege of speaking with Jessica Watson, the Head Sports Dietitian from Michigan State for our Day in the Life series. Jessica Watson, MS, RD, LDN, is in her first year as a sports dietitian at Michigan State University. Since her arrival in January 2015, she has radically changed the way student-athletes use sports nutrition services. She has successfully [...]

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A Day in the Life with Michael Muir from Ontario Reign

Brain Armor had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Muir, the head Athletic Trainer and Strength Coach for Ontario Reign Hockey Team. Ontario Reign is an AHL affiliate of the LA Kings. Michael has been in the field for over 20 years and provided us with some great insight into what a day in the life looks like. Michael’s main back ground [...]

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How to Store Omega -3 Fatty Foods for Max Potency

Oxidation of omega-3 fats limits their shelf life and their ability to provide you with the nourishment you need. Omega-3 fatty acids are particularly susceptible to free radical damage. For this reason, foods that are rich in omega-3s should be consumed and stored properly for maximum nutrition. We’ve got some tips to help you keep your omega-3 dense foods [...]

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DHA and the Adult Brain

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) plays a vital role in the ongoing structure and function of the adult brain. Structurally, DHA comprises 22 carbons and six double bonds, making it the most unsaturated fatty acid in cell membranes and an important ingredient in increasing the fluidity of cell membranes. 1DHA not only turns on the growth of new brain cells, but offers [...]

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Brain Armor Special Advisor Dr. Julian Bailes announced as winner of the prestigious Dave Dixon Award

Congratulations to Brain Armor Special Advisor Dr. Julian Bailes for being announced as the winner of the prestigious Dave Dixon Award.Dr. Julian Bailes, an LSU graduate who has become a leading figure in the field of sports-related concussion research, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award presented by the Louisiana Sports Hall of [...]

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Amazing Algae

Algae live in water and make energy from sunlight, and are one of the most abundant and diverse organisms around. Algae have three components that make it special: chlorophyll, omega-3 fatty acids and essential elements. Algae are simple plants that can range from the microscopic to large seaweeds, such as giant kelp over one hundred [...]

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How Much DHA Do You Need?

Maintaining a healthy level of DHA is very important to your overall health. DHA, is a naturally occurring, long-chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid found throughout the body. DHA plays an essential role in brain, heart and eye function. On average, the typical American diet contains less than 100mg a day, well below recommendations. So how much DHA should you consume? For [...]

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Brain Armor is Now Available for Purchase

We are pleased to announce that Brain Armor is now available for purchase. Brain Armor is a plant-based DHA Omega-3 supplement specifically designed for athletes to maximize performance. Brain Armor optimizes cognitive and visual performance by supplying 1,050 mg of DHA per serving. DHA represents 97% of the Omega-3's in your brain and has been clinically proven to support [...]

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3 Reasons Omega-3’s Are Vital to Your Health

Have you heard? You need your Omega-3’s for good health. Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids for humans and your body cannot make them; you have to get them through food and supplements. Below are three vital reasons you should start incorporating Omega-3 rich foods or supplements into your diet. EPA and DHA have a well-established role [...]

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DSM highlights new study revealing omega-3 status in US adults below recommended level for cardiovascular health

For more information on DSM and to view the original article please visit: http://www.dsm.com/corporate/media/informationcent... DSM Nutritional Products has co-authored a new paper comparing plasma long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCn-3 PUFA) biomarkers in US adults, with recommended concentration levels for cardiovascular health. Published in Nutrients1, it reveals overwhelming evidence of suboptimal [...]

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