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Cognitex® Basics (30 softgels) by Life Extension

SKU: N0709

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Description

Maintaining cognitive health is essential at any age. Cognitex® Basics is an entry-level formula for brain health support, and contains alpha glyceryl phosphoryl choline (Alpha-GPC), Phosphatidylserine, and AuroraBlue® wild-crafted whole blueberry fruit extract: three nutrients that support memory and cognitive function.

Benefits at a Glance:

  • Promotes youthful memory health
  • Supports healthy neurotransmitter levels
  • Helps maintain brain cell connections
  • Encourages healthy cognitive function

 

Supplement Facts
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 10
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 1 g 2%†
Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline 250 mg **
AuroraBlue® Wildcrafted blueberry complex: [Alaska blueberry (Vaccinium alaskaense How.), Oval-leaf blueberry (Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm.), Alpine blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum L.), Dwarf bilberry (Vaccinium cespitosum Michx)], (fruit, leaf, stem) 100 mg **
Phosphatidylserine 100 mg **
**Daily Value not established.
% Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
  • Suggested Use: Take one (1) softgel daily, with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner
  • Storage: Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
  • Contraindications: DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE. When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
  • Other Ingredients: safflower oil, gelatin, glycerin, sunflower lecithin, purified water, sorbitol, carob color, yellow beeswax, silica, maltodextrin.

More facts about Cognitex® Basics

This formula has 250 mg of alpha glyceryl phosphoryl choline (Alpha-GPC), 100 mg of Phosphatidylserine, and 100 mg AuroraBlue® wild-crafted whole blueberry fruit extract.

Alpha-GPC

Maintaining healthy levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine is essential to muscle control, sleep, and cognitive function.(1,2) So our Cognitex® Basics formula provides L-alpha glyceryl phosphoryl choline (Alpha-GPC), a precursor to acetylcholine - a crucial building block for the production of acetylcholine in the brain.(3,4)

Phosphatidylserine

Phosphatidylserine (or just PS for short) an essential component of healthy cell membranes, is critical to brain metabolism and function, and supports brain-cell-to-brain-cell connections.(5,6) PS promotes healthy cognitive function, healthy memory, concentration, attention, and more.(7-12) Additionally, PS helps the brain use its fuel efficiently by facilitating glucose metabolism and stimulating production of acetylcholine, a key neurotransmitter.(13-15)

AuroraBlue® blueberry fruit extract

Blueberry phytonutrients can help inhibit age-related decline in cognitive and motor function.16,17 Wild blueberry extracts have been shown to inhibit oxidative and inflammatory factors in brain cells believed to affect memory health.18,19 Our formula uses AuroraBlue®, a whole-food complex of various blueberry species from pristine Alaskan tundra with powerful antioxidant properties. Add Cognitex® Basics to your regimen today, and lay a strong foundation for healthy, youthful cognition and memory for years to come.

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  19. Nutr Neurosci. 2008 Aug;11(4):172-82.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.