Don’t Eat Cat Poop, Take This Instead

What does cat poop have to do with starting your own business?

Some recent research tells us that eating cat poop containing a deadly parasite may be a path to entrepreneurial success. WTF? According to a recent study at the University of Colorado, mice infected with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite become unafraid of cats. The parasite travels to the brains of the infected mice, causing them to … Read more

GABA 101

GABA blocks impulses between nerve cells in the brain, slowing down activity.

There’s more and more talk about GABA these days. As we learn about the function of neurotransmitters in our brains – and bodies – it becomes very clear that GABA plays a major role in our health, overall. What is GABA? Gamma-aminobutyric acid is our chief inhibitory neurotransmitter. Its principal role is reducing neuronal excitability … Read more

Serotonin 101

Serotonin is considered a natural mood stabilizer and assists the body with multiple functions.

You’ve likely heard of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Sometimes referred to as the “calming chemical”, an increase in serotonin is thought to be the answer to many ailments; both mental and physical. But serotonin – and what it does – is a bit more complicated than we might think. What is serotonin? Serotonin is a compound, … Read more

Is This Sausage-Shaped Fruit The Next Big Energy Booster?

Kigelia Africana can act as an aphrodisiac.

If you’ve never heard of the Kigelia Africana tree, get ready to be amazed. This ancient – and potent – tree offers so many health benefits, it is showing up on more and more ingredient lists to treat a myriad of concerns. And scientific studies suggest it may also become the next big energy booster! … Read more