As we get older we can often struggle with names and dates and facts and although everyone knows this happens, it can be extremely worrying when it happens to you. VitaLogic Memory Formula is a supplement that might appeal if you feel you need something to sharpen up your memory and recall. So, is VitaLogic Memory Formula worth a try? We take a look.
VitaLogic is an extensive brand of vitamin and health supplements. It is part of NutraMarks Inc, a major supplements company founded in 1993. NutraMarks and VitaLogic are based in Utah, considered the centre of the US supplements industry as well as home to many supplement scams. NutraMarks is listed on Bloomberg as a private company. You can buy VitaLogic supplements direct from the official website, or via third parties such as Amazon.
VitaLogic Memory Formula is a mild supplement that contains ingredients which are all known to have a memory boosting effect. However it seems a little underpowered to us and although this means it will probably be safe for most users, it may not have much of an effect. Memory Formula is not expensive but it seems a little lacklustre, so you might find you don’t notice an awful lot of difference between taking it and not taking it. In addition, most clinical research on the various ingredients has taken place over months rather than weeks, so you may be in for a long haul before you notice any difference.
Potential side effects may include; stomach upset, pounding heartbeat, dizziness, allergic reaction, headaches, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, high blood pressure, loss of appetite, and swelling.
VitaLogic Memory Formula is not expensive. You can buy it via the VitaLogic website for $18.99 for a tub of 30 capsules (1 month’s supply).
It is also on sale via Amazon USA for $19.36.
VitaLogic Memory Formula is an OK supplement, but the individual ingredients are in very low quantities. Although we like that it should be safe for most users, the low level ingredients may still lead to side effects, so it is important to be careful and to cease use if you notice an adverse reaction. It may do something. The ingredients have been chosen because they all seem to have an application for improving the memory, so you may find it has a slight effect. But in our opinion there are better supplements on the market.
Overall, we do not recommend VitaLogic Memory Formula to our readers.
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VitaLogic Memory Formula is a nootropic supplement. We must say here that although this supplement is advertised via the VitaLogic website as well as available on Amazon, there is very little information to help the customer. The only clue to customers about what it does, is the Memory Formula name.
That said the supplement does come with a full ingredients list which is good and if you do know something about nootropics, you will see that many of the ingredients are familiar as nootropics and show up in many other supplements on the market.
VitaLogic Memory Formula contains Glutamine as the principle ingredient. Glutamine is an amino acid, the most abundant amino acid in the body as it is a constituent of most proteins and it is important for numerous functions. Glutamine is made in the muscles but it also provides energy for the brain. Glutamine supplements may help improve mental function when taken in high quantities.
It contains Phosphatidylserine complex. This is a phosphalid, substance in the body that is a major component of all cell membranes and is therefore available in many foodstuffs. People take Phosphatidylserine for improving mental function, and there is some evidence that it can improve thinking skills especially in cases of age related mental decline.
There is N Acetyl L Carnitine, an amino acid that in this form is particulary suited as a brain supplement as it may improve mental energy.
Other ingredients include herbally derived components such as Bacopa Monnieri extract (water hyssop), Huperzia Serrata extract (club moss extract), and tree extract Gingko Biloba. All of these are believed to be nootropics with Gingko Biloba high in antioxidants, and with a history of being effective for a wide range of purposes including cardiovascular health. Take a look at the ingredients tab to find out more.
Overall, the ingredients list looks reasonably good but may be a little underpowered on some components.. That said it should be safe for most people.
VitaLogic is brand of general health supplements with products aimed at bone health, digestive issues, multi vitamins, and more. There is also a rest and relaxation range with supplements called Mood Formula and Stressed Out.
Memory Formula appears to be the only nootropic supplement on sale from VitaLogic and seems to be out on its own on the product website, fitting into none of the categories.
You can buy VitaLogic supplements direct from the official website. Some are also on sale via Amazon.
There are no claims made for this supplement at all. The name Memory Formula tells us what it is supposed to do, but that is the only bit of advertising about this supplement.
The bottle reads that this supplement contains “Aminos Antioxidants, Phospholipids and Herbs” – this is all true. We are also told that it is suitable for vegetarians.
Here at the Watchdog, we often get fed up with companies who write pages of descriptions about their products. However this is the opposite extreme. It is not very helpful for customers.
It might help but it does seem a little underpowered. The Phosphatidylserine content at 125mg per capsule is in line with research, which suggested that taking 100mg three times a day for up to six day may improve thinking skills. However, taking 125mg just once a day may not be sufficient. Likewise with Glutamine, which is often administered by the gram rather than the mg. However, taking high supplement servings of Glutamine can be a risk to brain health. In nature high doses of any amino acids which, like glutamine can cross the protective blood brain barrier can build up over time and become toxic. So on balance, lower levels are probably preferable even if they are ineffective.
The other ingredients are all in low quantities and although this supplement looks to be safe for most people, Memory Formula may not actually do much. The scientific evidence for the herbal extracts is not strictly proven, and this supplement does not really reflect the little clinical evidence that has been carried out.
Serving size is equal to one capsule.
Although ingredient quantities are fairly low, some of the ingredients are known to cause side effects.
Gingko Biloba may cause;
Huperzine can cause;
The levels of L Glutamine are low but this substance can cause;
Not suitable for individuals under 18. Avoid if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Speak to your doctor before use if you have an underlying medical condition or mental health issue or are taking prescription medication.
There are five customer reviews for Memory Formula posted on Amazon USA (at the time of writing).
Most comments are fairly lukewarm.
This customer felt it was working,
My short memory made me very unhappy and a friend introduced me to this product and gave me a bottle which last me for 60 days. I had the feeling that the capsules help me with my memory so I ordered three more bottles and I hope I will make some more progress.
Another customer was happy,
Best memory product on the market
One customer has experienced side effects,
I have been taking this product for one and a half months. I’ve started to have heart palpitations. I’m thinking it’s from the Ginkgo Biloba in this product….
The final two reviewers simply stated,
Not sure it’s working for me
There is no money back guarantee on offer with Memory Formula.
VitaLogic Memory Formula is on sale via the official VitaLogic website. It is also available via Amazon USA