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  • The other chemical that plays a significant role in memory is called brain-derived neurotrophic factor BDNF, or just neurotrophins if you prefer, which works like Miracle-Gro for your brain.

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  • Those who exercised were found to have increased levels of a protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which promotes the health of nerve cells.

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  • Among other things, exercise increases production of a substance called brain-derived neurotrophic factor that helps the brain rewire itself and slows formation of plaques that accompany Alzheimer's disease.

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  • It also stimulates the release of a protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which encourages the growth of new brain cells and neural connections, especially in regions involved in learning and cognitive processing.

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  • Immediately after the strenuous activity, the cyclists had significantly higher levels of a protein known as brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or BDNF, which is known to promote the health of nerve cells.

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  • In a series of experiments on mice, Canadian scientists found that changing the bacterial composition of the colon through the administration of antibiotics resulted in increased levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor BDNF, a protein associated with memory, learning and mood.

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  • A specific gene codes for the production of a protein, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) which plays a key role in creating new neurons.

    David Perlmutter, M.D.: Neurogenesis: How to Change Your Brain

  • Aerobic exercise increases the supply of a protein called BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor), which protects brain neurons and promotes the growth of new nerve cells and synapses that are related to learning and memory.

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  • Between 20 and 30 percent of women carry a variation of this gene, called "brain-derived neurotropic factor Met," which past research has shown is a risk factor for mood disorders.

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  • A specific gene codes for the production of a protein, brain-derived neurotrophic factor BDNF which plays a key role in creating new neurons.

    David Perlmutter, M.D.: Neurogenesis: How to Change Your Brain

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