The Benefits Of Including Pterostilbene In Your Nootropic Supplentation
What Is Pterostilbene
Pterostilbene is an agent known as a phytoalexin… it is naturally produced by vegetables, fruits and plants to help fend off infections… similar in makeup to its better known cousin Resveratrol it is commonly found in various vegetables, and fruits such as blueberries and grapes.
Pterostilbene is known to generate simiar effects to resveratrol in that it can help generate calorie restriction… this is a process actually used by many weight loss products to help user burn unwanted fat…. another benefit of this effect is that it can trigger an improvement in memory performance… because Pterostilbene can mimic the effects of calorie restriction, it has been proven in studies to benefit the users brain function, memory and cognitive function.
One particular study that looked at the effect of calorie restriction on the brain showed that the brain cells ( neurons) in the hippocampus ( the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory) increased their activity when subjected to the effects of fasting and calorie restriction..
The study ( Read It Here – ) concluded that taking Pterostilbene would mimic the effects on the brain of fasting/calorie restriction and that the users memory and ability to learn improved while taking the supplement.
Another study tested the effects of Pterostilbene on aged rodents and again the results showed a defined improvement in the animals memory and function..
Safe/Recommended Doses Of Pterostilbene
A 100% recommended dose of Pterostilbene has not yet been officially determined, however following these and other studies, many experts do agree that a dose of 500mcg appears to be the most effective amount per dose.
Any Side Effects
There have been no reported issues resisting from taking Pterostilbene
Although most studies to date are animal based and not actual human trials, the facts are that Pterostilbene has shown a tremendous benefit to memory, brain health and general cognitive function….It is now appearing in some of the better nootropic supplements and is one that we 100% recommend.
Just look for a product that provides at least 500mcg per serving to get the best from this natural brain boosting ingredient