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Could ‘Brain Shake’ Speed Path to Recovery from Concussion?

A new product was introduced today that holds great promise for maintaining and improving the health of the brain.

What separates Peak Health’s Bran Shake product from anything else on the market is that it is comprehensive and the foundation of the product is science.

Its not cheap. But for a product that holds so much promise, it may be worth considering for those suffering the cumulative effects of concussion, or a single concussion.

“The world’s leading researchers in nutrition have identified specific nutrients that are important for promoting brain health,” said Dr. Stacey Bell, the company’s team leader in the research area and formerly on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School. “Yet, no one has ever combined these nutrients into a complete meal.  This is what the Brain Shake has – everything your brain needs and nothing it does not.”

The Brain Shake, which can be purchased at https://peakhealth.shop/, or www.thebrainshake.com, contains 119 nutrients (Chocolate) that have been shown in scientific studies to improve memory, cognition, focus, performance, and sharpness and to protect the brain as we age.

One of the foremost authorities on nutrition and the brain also weighed in.

“This is the first comprehensive food or drink being brought to market that I have seen intended to improve the performance of the brain, as well as protect our brain as we age,” said Dr. Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, as well as the leading authority on the role of nutrition and the brain with more than 150 papers published on that topic.

In a press release, the company noted that “The Brain Shake™ is a complete meal, containing an excellent source of protein, 25 vitamins and minerals, fiber and omega-3s. It also contains Peak Health’s proprietary BrainCare™ a proprietary blend of nutrients (https://peakhealth.shop/pages/health) that target memory, focus, cognition, performance and long-term brain health.  The Brain Shake has no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. It is also GMO-free, gluten-free, and contains no added sugar.

“Peak Health believes in supporting independent nutritional research and is currently funding four major studies with leading research universities concerning the importance of nutrient-rich foods and brain health, satiety, obesity/diet, and children development.”

Dr. Bell added: “We built the Brain ShakeTM based on the most accepted, peer-reviewed research studies on brain health and nutrition. To continue to expand our understanding, we are launching a major clinical study with a world-renowned research university to further demonstrate the effect the Brain Shake has on brain health.”

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Brain Health Doctor to Talk Concussion Treatment at Brain Injury Canada

Brain Injury Canada’s First Semi Annual Conference, “Brain Injury Matters: Research, Innovation and Inspiration”, will be held April 14 – 15, 2015.

Dr. Joanny Liu will speak at this event about her Proactive Concussion Treatment Protocol. She will describe how modern neuroscience research in both neuroplasticity and neuropsychology can be applied to help people overcome their mild traumatic brain injury. Her presentation will cover key issues such as:

The Three Giant Myths About Concussion – New research reveals that these myths are holding people back from healing, stopping them from getting back on their feet faster

What the New Research in Brain Plasticity Says – Explore the existing research in neuroscience to create new concussion treatment in a clinical setting

Tips and Strategies – Apply the new research in practical terms to begin the process to rewire the brain and kickstart the healing process.

Full details on the event can be found on the Brain Injury Canada website at

http://braininjurycanada.ca/semi-annual-conference-2015/

When asked about the reasons behind speaking at this event, Dr. Joanny Liu, Chief Optimism Creator at Harmoni Health, said:

“A concussion can happen to anyone. It can also be treated and reversed successfully. Since it’s the most common of brain injuries this is especially important. So many go unreported for fear of being taken out of activities for far too long. And the newest research definitely supports getting people back into their normal lives sooner rather than later. Total rest has forced too many people to take too long to heal or they have relapses or they’re told that they’re at risk for future concussions. It’s time to empower sufferers. Anyone with a concussion can heal when they become proactive instead of being passive. It’s time to think and act outside-of-the-box. This follows a new trend in medicine that is just beginning to understand how psychological well being heavily influences physical well being. This trend dovetails quite nicely with Ancient Chinese Sports Medicine and Sports Psychology. We can use the brain to heal the brain. In fact, the entire healing process requires a major and committed pattern interrupt. I’d also add that the pattern interrupt must also occur in those health practitioners helping people to recover. We’ve got to think and do things differently too instead of holding on to outdated concepts.”

The Brain Injury Canada website has full details about the sessions at this year’s new semi-annual event. Interested parties can visit the website at:

http://braininjurycanada.ca/semi-annual-conference-2015/

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NATA Hall of Fame Honoree Addresses Various Subjects re: Player Health & Safety

NY Giants Vice President of medical services, Ronnie Barnes, recently commented on player health and safety in the league.

As a member of the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee, his passion is obvious. “I can contribute as someone practicing in the field. I bring my experiences in caring for athletes over the years.”

In relation to working with Giants President & CEO & Competition Committee member John Mara, having such a person within arms reach is a big advantage. ”Our medical staff and coaches can make John aware in real time of our concerns on issues that relate to a safer environment for players in the NFL.”

Emphasizing the player-athletic trainer relationship, he stated, “I view all of the players on our roster as my patients. My relationship with them is rooted in honesty, mutual respect, trust and transparency…When I establish a rapport with the athlete and earn his confidence, we can have open and honest discussions about his health care.”

More of this interview can be read at: http://bit.ly/14CltnP

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