Collective Insights Blog by Sara Adães, Ph.D.

What is Breathwork?

What is Breathwork?

Feeling overwhelmed? Here are four of the best breathwork techniques to reset your nervous system and access a calm state of mind.

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10 Magnesium Rich Foods For Your Diet

10 Magnesium Rich Foods For Your Diet

Magnesium is essential for enhancing both heart and bone health. Discover ten magnesium-rich foods to incorporate into your diet.

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What is Mental Acuity? Your Guide to Staying Sharp

What is Mental Acuity? Your Guide to Staying Sharp

Learn what mental acuity is and science-backed ways to maintain mental sharpness and clarity as you age.

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Magnesium and Aging: Can Low Magnesium Levels Impact Aging?

Magnesium and Aging: Can Low Magnesium Levels Impact Aging?

Magnesium is an essential nutrient required for the healthy function of every organ in the human body. Learn how magnesium impacts the 12 hallmarks of aging.

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What are Postbiotics?

What are Postbiotics?

Postbiotics, prebiotics, and probiotics all have different mechanisms essential to gut health. Here's everything you need to know about postbiotics.

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Your Guide to Brain Supplements

Your Guide to Brain Supplements

Brain supplements (nootropics) can support the many dimensions of brain activity. This is an ultimate guide to the top researched brain supplements. 

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L-Theanine: Understanding Its Benefits & Origin

L-Theanine: Understanding Its Benefits & Origin

Learn the science behind using L-theanine as a natural way to support a calm state, mental clarity and relaxation.

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NAD Supplement: Importance & Function

NAD Supplement: Importance & Function

Current research suggests that NAD+ levels can be raised by taking NAD+ precursors or boosters. Here's the science behind NAD+ and its importance in maintaining optimal cellular function.

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The 12 Hallmarks of Aging

The 12 Hallmarks of Aging

Aging research has expanded significantly, and in 2023, the hallmarks of aging were extended to twelve. Here's what you need to know. 

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Research Shows Your Brain Works Differently When You Take Breaks. Here’s Why.

Research Shows Your Brain Works Differently When You Take Breaks. Here’s Why.

A new study shows back-to-back meetings increase stress, but short breaks between meetings allows the brain to reset and relax. Here's what you need to know. 

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Akkermansia For Gut Health

Akkermansia For Gut Health

Akkermansia is a next generation probiotic and turning heads for its studied support of human health, the gut microbiota, and metabolism. Learn more about this powerful keystone species.

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How to Slow Aging

How to Slow Aging

Can aging really be slowed or is that simply line being sold to health optimizers? Science doesn't lie. Here's what you need to know.

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Do Brain Supplements Work?

Do Brain Supplements Work?

Do brain supplements actually work? What do studies show? Learn the truth about nootropics and how they can enhance your everyday life.

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Longevity Ingredient Spotlight: Fisetin Benefits

Longevity Ingredient Spotlight: Fisetin Benefits

Explore the science-backed benefits of the senolytic fisetin and how to use it to boost longevity.

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Zombie Cells: Everything You Need To Know

Zombie Cells: Everything You Need To Know

What exactly are "zombie" cells? Does fasting get rid of zombie cells? Here's everything you need to know about removing senescent cells from the body for optimal health.

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Magnesium For Brain Health: Why Magnesium is Crucial

Magnesium For Brain Health: Why Magnesium is Crucial

New studies show magnesium supplementation can help maintain healthy brain volume and cognition. Here's what you need to know. 

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The Vagus Nerve: What It Is and How to Stimulate It for Increased Stress Resilience

The Vagus Nerve: What It Is and How to Stimulate It for Increased Stress Resilience

It's no wonder the Vagus nerve has been called the ‘great wandering protector’ of the body. Learn why healthy vagal tone is a key health metric and science-backed ways to stimulate the vagus nerve for increased stress resilience.

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Can Your Eyesight Affect Your Brain? An Exploration of the Visual System And Cognitive Health

Can Your Eyesight Affect Your Brain? An Exploration of the Visual System And Cognitive Health

A very significant part of the human brain is involved with analyzing the visual world. Learn how our eyesight affects the brain.

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What is Vision?

What is Vision?

Vision is the process through which light stimuli received through the eyes are transformed into a mental image by the brain. It is our sense of sight. This process is accomplished by the visual system, the sensory system that enables vision, which includes the eyes—the sensory organ for vision—and the neuronal visual pathways of the brain, from the retinas to the cerebral cortex.

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What is Neurogenesis? Definition, Mechanisms, and its Role in Brain Plasticity

What is Neurogenesis? Definition, Mechanisms, and its Role in Brain Plasticity

Neuroplasticity, the nervous system's adaptive capabilities to change itself over a lifetime, is a fascinating subject. This and many other aspects of cognitive function inspired our science team formulate Qualia Mind, and provide the most broad support for human brain health in a once-a-day vegan formula. The science behind neuroplasticity, and the role environment and behavior plays in it, warrant a closer look, so we can support the biochemical processes that drive neurogenesis.

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