10yrs or More
|HCF Quality (4.8)||(4.8)|
|Cognitex Basics (3.3)||(3.3)|
|Vitabase Ginkgo Biloba (2.9)||(2.9)|
|Vitapath Memory Boost (2.6)||(2.6)|
|Sense of Mind (2.3)||(2.3)|
|My Brain Trainer (2.3)||(2.3)||N/A|
Sense of Mind is a nutritional supplement designed to prevent age-related memory impairment. According to the manufacturer, the formula is effective for people as old as 70 or 80 years of age. The producer is NorthStar Nutritionals, a company located Maryland, U.S, which also manufactures and markets a number of supplements and formulas based on amino acids, multivitamin and herbal extracts.
The manufacturer mentions an extensive list of ingredients, which have been linked (scientifically or not) to memory function improvement, such as Ginkgo Biloba, N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine, Phosphatidylcholine (Lecithin), GABA or Vinpocentine. In a synergetic manner, the combination of these ingredients should insure the benefits claimed by the manufacturer.
There is a 60 day refund policy for this product, as for the great majority of the company’s products.
Sense of Mind Ingredients
Sense of Mind includes the following ingredients: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Ginkgo Biloba, Vinpocetine, Biotin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, PABA, DMAE, Phosphatidylcholine (lecitine) , Lipotropic Blend, N-Acetyl L Tyrosine, GABA.
The formula is a mixture of amino-acids, vitamins and plant extracts. Although no side effect or special precautions are mentioned by the manufacturer, our readers should be aware of the individual ingredients associated adverse effects or precautions or of toleration issues in case of the Vitamins.
The manufacturer claims the product uses Vinpocetine, an extract from the periwinkle plant reported to have cerebral blood-flow enhancing and neuro-protective effects. The ingredient works to increase cerebral blood flow for better memory and cognitive retention. The formula also contains two amino-acids involved in stress management processes: GABA (gamma-amino-butyric acid) and N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine, which help maintain focus.
The daily dosage is 2 capsules.
- There is a combination of ingredients which, individually, are proved to enhance mental function including memory
- Good reputation of the manufacturer
- Complete information on ingredients and product properties is offered by the manufacturer
- 60-day return policy.
- Not researched
- No customer reviews except for some testimonials on the producer’s site
- The FDA did not approve the product.
Over the past few years, there is no deny that there’s a clear market orientation toward natural products, regardless of the field of interest (food, cosmetics, drugs, etc). Sense of Mind is one of the many products currently on the market to claim preventing memory loss promoting a mix formula of amino-acids and plants.
The manufacturer does not provide scientific evidence to demonstrate its effectiveness and the product is not FDA approved. However Sense of Mind contains ingredients that make a good argument for its effectiveness. Also the manufacturer goes to great length to explain how each of the ingredients has been proved or may impact mental functions (memory, focus, thinking, recall).
For precautionary reasons, we recommend our readers to seek medical advice before going under treatment.