- Provides 300 mg of phosphatidylserine per daily dose
- Phosphatidylserine (PS) is a phospholipid found in neuronal cell membranes that helps to support cognitive function.
In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving 73 elderly participants with mild memory impairment, daily supplementation with 300 mg of PS for 6 months significantly improved word recall rates. The improvement in cognitive function extended three months after the treatment period ended.
PS can be metabolized into the choline-containing neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which can influence synaptic plasticity, the ability to strengthen the transmission at a synapse. Increases in synaptic plasticity are central to improving memory and learning.
PS supplementation may increase brain-derived neurotropic factor, a protein that may influence the survival of neurons and may also have a role in enhancing memory and learning.