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Erik Levi, FNTP

Welcome to Holistic Nootropics

I co-founded Holistic Nootropics to provide you with the most scientifically-proven, evidence-based information on how to use diet and lifestyle to optimize the power of your brain.

We believe that:

Everyone can heal

Real cognitive optimization is a holistic process that involves the mind, body, and spirit

Nootropics and Biohacks are most potent when used alongside other healthy lifestyle habits

There are no one-size-fits-all protocols since each person has a unique bio-individuality

The information provided is not medical advice and is solely for educational purposes. Always consult with a licensed medical doctor before trying any new health protocols.

Optimize Your body, Optimize your brain

Some nootropics may potentially be useful adjuncts to traditional therapy

The Best Nootropics

Have ADHD? Memory and focus issues? We've put together these handy guides to help you find the best nootropics for your desired results.

Product Reviews

Our experts review the best nootropic stacks and biohacking products on the market to help you achieve peak optimization.

Biohacking Guides

 Informed by the latest in research, news, and information, we bring you topics such as genetics, intermittent fasting, red light therapy, bioindividuality, and more.

Browse Nootropics for Specific Effects

Mucuna Pruriens is a natural source of L-dopa.
It's been used as a natural cognitive enhancer for thousands of years.
Mucuna Pruriens is a natural, male sexual performance enhancer.
Enhances memory and learning capabilities.
Important factor for fat metabolism and energy production for essential body processes.
Lowers Oxidative Stress and Inflammation.
Exerts rapid antidepressant actions.
Neuroprotective and neuroregenerative
Herbal adaptogen
Powerful anti-anxiety effects
Can increase libido and testosterone
Increases GABA in the brain
Lowers cortisol
Popular adaptogenic mushroom
Used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine
May improve mood and cognition
Powerful immune boosting properties
Potential anti-tumor effects
Mushroom with a long history of use in traditional medicine
Considered an adaptogen
May increase mood and cognition
Many anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-aging properties
Benefits for gut health
Fungus used as traditional medicine for centuries
May have mood lifting and memory enhancing benefits
Potentially powerful anti-aging supplement
Number one best selling mushroom supplement in the world
Famous for it's supposed libido enhancing effects
Mushroom with a long history of medicinal use
Powerful antioxidant
Adaptogenic properties
Could lower cholesterol
May have some cancer-fighting properties
Isomer of Modafinil
Originally intended to treat narcolepsy and fatigue
May also have off-lable uses for cognitive enhancement
May improve focus and attention
Can improve performance during times of stress and insufficient sleep
Synthetic class of AMPA-receptor modulators
May improve memory
Could have anti-depressant effects
Possible neuroprotective
May be useful for treating schizophrenia
Most abundant amino acid in the body
May improve cognitive function when taken as a supplement
May be effective in treating ADHD
Good for gut health
May improve physical performance and recovery

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Latest Posts

Mind Lab Pro Review – Is It The Best Nootropic Supplement Stack? (2021)

By Erik Levi, FNTP | January 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Finding the right nootropic is hard. With so many different kinds with different modes of action that only work at specific times of the day where do you even begin? You can scroll REDDIT threads and Facebook groups for days and still not get a clear answer on which nootropic is best for you. I’ve …

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Apollo Neuroscience Wearable Full Review + Discount Code

By Erik Levi, FNTP | January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

We all have stress. In fact, the prevalence of stress is such a scourge that it is now widely accepted as the precursor to most chronic diseases. Even people with good social and financial status deal with elevated levels of stress. . While stress itself cannot be avoided, it’s chronic stress that should be managed …

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15 All-Natural Dopamine Supplements That Actually Work!

By Erik Levi, FNTP | January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dopamine makes you feel happy and rewarded. Supplying adequate levels of dopamine is crucial for optimal brain health. However, many people are dopamine deficient which can cause many problems in life. For some people, dopamine deficiency is barely noticeable, while others go to extremes for hits of dopamine. No other neurotransmitter affects human behavior quite …

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Holistic Nootropics Podcast Ep 24: Organic acids, Nutrition, & Mental Health W. Kurt N. Woeller, D.O.

By Erik Levi, FNTP | January 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

About Dr. Kurt Woeller, D.O. Kurt N. Woeller, D.O., has been a functional and integrative medicine physician, as well as a biomedical autism specialist, for over two decades. He is an author of several health books including “Autism – The Road To Recovery”, “Methyl-B12 Therapy For Autism”, “Methyl-B12 for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia” and “5 …

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Best Nootropics For Anxiety

By Erik Levi, FNTP | January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Our society has glamorized “stress” and “busy,” making us think it’s normal. A certain degree of “stress” and “anxiety” is indeed normal. Anxiety is a normal response to a range of different situations. It allows us to be alert to threats and motivate us to react. However, it can impact your mental wellbeing when you …

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Cognium – Avoid This Cheap Nootropic

By Erik Levi, FNTP | January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Anyone who has ever used nootropics knows how powerful they can be. (1) The nootropics market is full of great products that genuinely can boost your brain’s power by improving your mood, focus, and memory. Especially when paired with the right diet and lifestyle habits, taking nootropics can make a profound difference in your life. …

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BiOptimizers’ Masszymes Review – Digestive Enzyme Supplement That Works!

By Erik Levi, FNTP | December 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Your gut is your second brain. The last 20 years of gut research proves this. Many clinical studies demonstrate the large majority of brain-boosting neurotransmitters made in the gut like serotonin, dopamine, and GABA. This means a healthy brain depends on a healthy gut. Healthy gut function depends on mastering digestion, which can be a …

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Qualia Mind Review- Does It Really Work? (2021)

By Erik Levi, FNTP | December 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

What is Qualia Mind? Qualia Mind is a nootropic stack made by the company Neurohacker Collective. It claims to help with: Brain Fog Energy And Motivation Focus And Concentration Brain Health Creativity The makers of this supplement promise a “whole cognitive upgrade.” Since its launch in 2016, it has become one of the most popular …

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Red Light Therapy For Mental Health, Stress, and Inflammation

By Erik Levi, FNTP | December 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Red Light Therapy, also known as photobiomodulation or low-level light therapy, is a therapeutic modality that uses low-intensity, long-wave light for mental and physical healing. Recent research sheds light (pun intended) on its effectiveness in cognitive optimization. The following article discusses the cognitive benefits of red light therapy, including how it sharpens your mind, boosts …

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Lumen Handheld Metabolism Tracker Review + Discount Code

By Erik Levi, FNTP | December 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Metabolism is a crucial component of mind-body wellness. If you’ve ever felt “HANGRY” than you understand. The physical sensation of being hungry can turn your brain into total mush. Stabilizing your blood sugar is complicated and for most people depends on diet. However, this goes far beyond just “eating healthy” which means different things to …

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Hello, I'm Erik!

I'm a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who helps people reach peak cognitive performance through diet and lifestyle.

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