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Noggin the Brain People

Noggin Nugget- Serotonin

Bite size brain facts to help us understand what we can do to help our amazing brains Serotonin is a so called neuro transmitter- a chemical that helps brain cells communicate.  Serotonin is involved in regulating mood, sleep anxiety and appetite. Balanced serotonin levels help

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Why Reading is a Great Brain Workout

We LOVE reading at Noggin HQ. With so much choice and (ahem) time on our hands at the moment there has never been a better time to get stuck in to reading. Whether you are a speed reader or can only manage a couple pf

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BOGADOF….. (Buy One Get A Different One Free)

We are offering the opportunity to try both of our products for £12.99 including P+P. We’re calling it BOGADOF,  that means buy one get a different one free, for a limited time only. (we used our Noggins to come up with that one) This offer

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Say Thank You

Being Grateful for what we have helps support our mental health. And at the moment, we all need all the help we can get. The fear and uncertainty that surrounds our daily lives at present is challenging for everyone, and even more challenging if you

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Why how you breathe can help your gut

You know that feeling you get when you are about to do something you are worried about? Maybe a difficult conversation with a friend or family member, maybe a presentation at work or let’s be honest- right now, turning on the news? Your tummy gurgles,

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Nutrient spotlight- Glutathione

Noggin vitamin and mineral supplements contain Glutathione Why have we selected this ingredient? Well, Glutathione is known as a master anti oxidant and has many important functions within our bodies. Glutathione ( gloo-ta-thy-own) is an important antioxidant that is primarily made by the body, but is also

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Can eating certain foods help us sleep?

It’s a no brainer that coffee or caffeine before bed can be a sleep disrupter. But did your know that  certain foods can be helpful to our sleep? Melatonin is a hormone that is released in larger amounts as we get closer to bed time,

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Ways to keep our brains ticking

Learn new words Reading, crosswords and word play have long been recognised as important for keeping our brains active. In these days of lockdown, we are all looking for ways to a) keep it together and b) keep our minds active and distracted from what

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Anti Oxidants- Why they are important for brain health

To understand why antioxidants are important  here is a little refresher on school science  Remember that electrons, proteins and neutrons make up atoms? Atoms want their electrons to be in pairs to be seen as stable  Unstable groups of atoms have one or more unpaired

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Nutrient Headlines part 2

B6 (aka pyridoxine ad pyridoxal) Along with other B vitamins, B6 is a team player and helps convert sugar into glucose which our brain and body needs for fuel.  B6 is also important for general circulation and facilities storage of energy  from our food.  B6,

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