Danielle Citrolo, PharmD holds degrees in biochemistry and chemistry from North Carolina State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy, NY. She discusses the science behind many commonly used supplements including Cognizin Citicoline, which is used in many cognition-boosting supplements.

What you'll learn from this episode:

  • How dietary supplements are regulated and why, in spite of the media attention paid to a few bad players, they’re probably safer than you think.

  • The potential benefits of a compound called citicoline for your brain cell membranes.

  • How to find and interpret research to ensure you’re getting supplements that do the job you need them to do.

  • How compounds like arginine and citrulline contribute to your health.

  • Why branded supplements might be better than generic supplements.

  • And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by Kyowa Hakko, an international health ingredients manufacturer and a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and food products. Find out more about its latest developments here!

Resources from this episode:

Danielle Citrolo, PharmD at LinkedIn

Health Journalist Max Lugavere Talks Brain Health at New York University

PubMed Quick Start Guide


Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Basics by Adrienne Dellwo, Verywell Health

What is Cognizin?

Cognizin Citicoline at Instagram

Citicoline vs. Choline by Timothy Blalock, Healthfully

What is Setria?

Setria Glutathione at Instagram

Researchers Focus on Cell Membranes to Develop Alzheimer's Treatments, University of Michigan, Science Daily

Amino Acids Produced by Kyowa Hakko

Health Benefits and Side Effects of L-Arginine, The Mayo Clinic

L-Citrulline, Examine.com

Sex, Nitric Oxide, and Your Heart by Eugenia Killoran, Pritikin Longevity Center

Glutamine, Examine.com

Branched Chain Amino Acids: Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine, Examine.com

Glutathione, Examine.com

Top 9 Benefits of NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) by Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, Healthline

Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal M.D.

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