Optimizing Mental Wellness with Dr. Alan Snow
In this episode, we have Dr. Alan D. Snow, who is Founder & CEO of Cognitive Clarity Inc. and former Research Associate Professor of Pathology at University of Washington in Seattle, where he was an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center project team leader for over 10 years.
“So if you start having these boulders in your brain, you start losing those connections. And then when you start losing those connections between neurons, you start losing memory. And that's what memory loss is really all about. It's losing the connections to remember thoughts that need to connect from different areas of your brain.” [7:30]
Who is Dr. Alan Snow and how he got into the memory loss industry [1:38]
Dr. Snow shared that originally, he wanted to be a tennis player but ended up getting a Master's degree in anatomy and PhD in pathology where he got interested in Alzheimer's research.
The science behind Percepta, Cat’s claw, and more [9:00]
Dr. Alan Snow explains how Percepta® can help as a breakthrough dietary supplement for memory support. He also shared valuable knowledge about cat’s claw and his research about memory loss and other brain concerns.
Tea and its memory benefits, discovery, and data information [18:00]
Dr. Snow explains the different ways tea benefits the brain and MUCH more valuable information about his research.
Dr. Alan Snow motivation to study memory loss [29:00]
It started with his mother’s Alzheimer’s disease and his disappointment with failures of some drug companies where they treated patients too late.
Cat’s Claw from Amazon [34:00]
Dr. Alan explains the Amazon rainforest plant Uncaria tomentosa (cat’s claw) and its specific proanthocyanidin constituents are potent inhibitors and reducers of both brain plaques and tangles.
Advice Dr. Alan has for people who are doing research on memory loss or dietary supplements to help with the brain aging process [45:00]
As per Dr Alan, “I think the research needs to be thorough and really pushed”.
Tim answers the rapid-fire round of questions [47:00]