BrainQuicken is a dietary supplement advertised as the world’s first neural accelerator and athletic performance enhancer. The product is also known by the brand name of BodyQuick used when the product is marketed specifically to athletes.
According to the manufacturer, an online dietary supplements company called BrainQuicken, the formula is designed for a wide spectrum of patients and needs: athletes who need to enhance or sustain performance, students and people with demanding and challenging jobs. Also, the manufacturer claims the formula is used by professional athletes and that it has successfully passed the test for substances included in the World Anti-Doping Code (WADA) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) Banned Substance lists.
The manufacturer also claims the formula is guaranteed to work within 60 minutes of the first dose. BrainQuicken was founded by Tim Ferriss, a popular American author of many books (of which two are Times bestsellers) and entrepreneur. He, however, sold the company in 2010.
BrainQuicken includes the following ingredients: Cobalamin, Folic Acid, Niacinamide, 2-dimethylaminoethanol, Pyridoxine HCL, Pantothenic Acid, and Proprietary Cognamine Complex.
BrainQuicken is a successful formula developed to support both mental and athletic performance, through a unique, fast-acting formula. The formula is a blend of vitamins, anti-oxidants, plant extracts and other chemicals such as DMAE, Phosphatidylserine or L-Tyrosine.
Choline is a substance similar to the B vitamins and usually grouped with the B-vitamin complex. Modern medicine uses Choline in remedies for liver disease, Alzheimer’s and dementia, depression or memory loss, while it is also a popular ingredient in bodybuilding and athletic performance enhancers. Choline is involved in the synthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, responsible for key body functions such as memory and muscle control. Side effects occur in case of overdose and include symptoms such as sweating, stomach and bowl distress, diarrhea or vomiting.
Vinpocetine is a derivate of the periwinkle plant and is used to enhance memory and mental function. It is believed it increases blood flow to the brain thus its neuro-protective properties. Side effects are mild and rare.
There seems to be no real money-back guarantee or free trials available for the product. Consumer reviews are generally positive. The recommended daily dosage is 2 capsules.
- Excellent product history
- Researched ingredients included in the formula
- Comprehensive, transparent manufacturer website
- Positive consumer reviews
- No money back guarantee available
- Rather high price (approx. $40 for a month’s supply)
- No evidence to support the advertising message that the product is based on clinical research
BrainQuicken is a formula designed to improve memory and athletic performance. The manufacturer is a reputable company, whereas the product has been available on the market for over 6 years and still enjoys great popularity.
According to the manufacturer, the formula is supported by clinical evidence and has been successfully used by Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and Oxford students as well as by 17 World Champions. Further details on research methodology are not offered, nor are the names of the athletes disclosed.
Given that some of the ingredient may have side effects and that the combination of ingredients is not scientifically tested we recommend you seek the advice of a healthcare provider or pharmacist before starting using it.