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  • PS is a brain nutrient that protects short term memory, and is also good for mood.
  • You can find PS supplements made from soy, or if you’re avoiding soy, ones made from sunflower seeds.
  • Taking it appears to have a protective effect against Alzheimer’s, and help control and counterbalance spikes in cortisol.
  • ARTICLE: Effects of Phosphatidylserine in Alzheimer’s Disease.


  • I love phosphatidylserine. I started taking it a few years ago when I was under a lot of stress, and trying to lower cortisol. I was also having some short term memory issues at the time. It immediately helped.
  • I like taking it in the afternoon. In the morning, it may lower cortisol too much.