Ashwagandha & Phosphatidylserine in Vitamin Supplements

Don’t be afraid of the number of letters in these two Brain Food gummy vitamin ingredients: ashwagandha and phosphatidylserine. With lots of syllables come lots of benefits for your brain and body. Ashwagandha, an adaptogen that helps with stress, and phosphatidylserine to help support brain nourishment so you can be your best you.

What is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is a supplement ingredient made from the leaves, root and berries of the “winter cherry” or “Indian ginseng” plant, a small shrub native to India. Used in ayurvedic medicine for millenia, ashwagandha is in traditional medicines and vitamins to help with stress.

Ashwagandha is pronounced like it looks: ash-wah-GAHN-duh. Now you know.

Ashwagandha root, powder and plant

What are the Benefits of Ashwagandha?

Ayurvedic medicine uses ashwagandha as a “rasayana” or tonic to promote overall health and longevity. Today, people add ashwagandha (withania somnifera) powder to smoothies or take ashwagandha vitamin supplements such as vitafusion™ Brain Food to help manage stress and nourish the brain.

What is Phosphatidylserine?

Phosphatidylserine is a fatty substance that covers your brain cells and helps them relay messages to each other. Research shows that phosphatidylserine decreases as you age. Phosphatidylserine supplements made from plant sources such as soy or cabbage can help boost levels in your body.

Phosphatidylserine is pronounced foss-fuh-tie-dill-SEER-een.

What Does Phosphatidylserine Do?

Phosphatidylserine covers and helps protect cells in your body but plays a particular role in cell signaling.

You can help your boost your body’s phosphatidylserine by eating more soy, white beans, egg yolks, chicken liver and beef liver or by taking a plant-based phosphatidylserine supplement such as vitafusion™ Brain Food. Phosphatidylserine supplements such as Brain Food help support the ability to focus.

What are Adaptogens?

An adaptogen is a scientific name for a plant that helps the body respond to stress. Most adaptogens help with the physical or mental fatigue of stress by protecting cells. The medicinal herb Ashwagandha is a known adaptogen that helps your body manage stress.

What is vitafusion™ Brain Food Ashwagandha Gummy?

If you’re interested in the benefits of ashwagandha and phosphatidylserine, these two adaptogens are combined in a vitamin supplement called Brain Food. Formulated as a tasty blueberry-flavored gummy, Brain Food contains 125 mg of ashwagandha and 100 mg of phosphatidylserine to help support stress response and focus, respectively.

In addition, Brain Food contains vitamins B-6 and B-12 to help nourish your brain. Your body does not produce these vitamins, meaning you must get them from food or supplements. For example, B-12 can be found in meat, fish, dairy, eggs and fortified cereals.

Chew two Brain Food gummies per day and get the adaptogenic benefits of ashwagandha and the focus support from phosphatidylserine without any synthetic dyes, gluten, high fructose corn syrup, dairy or artificial flavors.