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Top 50 Nootropics Blogs to Follow in 2017

In recent years, nootropics have exploded in popularity across the world.

Society has become fast-paced and highly demanding, thanks in large part to predominantly knowledge-based workforce and ultra-competitive academic standards.

No wonder, people in all walks of life — students, entrepreneurs, businessmen, athletes and nearly every working professional individual — has sought out smart drugs and cognitive enhancers.

An array of online forums, communities, and various blogs have slowly gathered and shared information about nootropics. Through them, we’ve gained a deeper understanding of not only the mechanism of these drugs, but also our own brains.

Of these sites, a few stand out as a cut above the rest. We rounded them all up here – the most helpful blogs with information about nootropics and cognitive enhancement.

Here are our top 50 recommended nootropics blogs to follow this year.

Arranged in alphabetical order… 🙂 

Top Nootropics Blogs on the Internet Today

1. Absorb Health

Absorb Health began in 2011 when Katrina, Josh Fulton’s wife, got sick. Josh began exhaustive research into natural methods that could mitigate and potentially cure this illness.

Posts We Loved: Vitamin E and Liver Disease, Chocolate - The New Performance Enhancer

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- G+ -- LinkedIn -- Youtube

2. Art of Manliness

A blog dedicated to uncovering the lost art of being a man. 

The Art of Manliness seeks to fill this void and offer an alternative to those who believe there’s more to being a man than expensive clothes and the hot babe of the month.

In all seriousness, the blog covers all sorts of men's improvements topics, including some great advice for guys who are just testing the waters with nootropics.

Posts We Loved: Gird Up Your Loin, Undo the Damage of SittingSupplements to Boost Your Brain: A Primer on Nootropics

Connect On: ​ Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram

3. Awake Brain

​The team at Awake Brain is on a mission to find the very best safe, legal nootropics and performance enhancement products. At once a nootropics shop and blog, the Awake Brain team does a good job of keep their audience informed and up to date about the latest nootropics.

4. Axon Labs

Axon Labs was created in partnership with Smart Drug Smarts, the leading podcast on nootropics and cognitive enhancement. I've personally tried their NexGen stack and it's probably the best "racetam" stack available on the market today.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram

5. Be Brain Fit

A consumer resource for information about maintaining and improving cognitive and mental health based on the best available scientific research.

Posts We Loved: The Mental Health Benefits of Art are for Everyone, The Benefits of Coconut Oil for Brain Health

6. BioHacker Labs

Biohacker labs is leading the new "DIY Biology" trend, where people take a DIY approach their health. Covering topics ranging from nootropics to immortality, BHL is a great site to visit if you're looking for new angles on old topics.

Posts We Loved: The Truth about Drinking 8 Glasses of Water a Day, How to Upgrade Your Sleep Quality

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube​

7. BodyBuilding.com

Know for it's wonderful physical fitness advice, Bodybuilding.com recently started blogging about nootropics and mental fitness. 

They provide the technology, tools, and products you need to build muscle, think better, and become your best self.

Posts We Loved: Nootropics - A Quick Guide, The Top 10 Nootropics in 2016

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube -- G+

8. Brain Blogger

​Brain Blogger is an award winning health and science blog and brain-themed community.

They review the most impactful news and research related to neuroscience/neurology, psychology/psychiatry, and health/healthcare.

Posts We Loved: Social Network AddictionNootropics Reduce the Severity of Brain TraumaAn Equation for Happiness?

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- G+ -- Youtube

9. BrainFacts.Org

The site is a public information initiative of The Kavli Foundation, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, and the Society for Neuroscience, all leading global nonprofit organizations working to advance brain research. Leading neuroscientists from around the world form the BrainFacts.org editorial board.

Posts We Loved: Different Facets of Memory, Neurons: A Curious Collection of Shapes and Sizes

Connect On: ​Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube

10. BrainWiz

BrainWiz was started by four friends working high-stress jobs, all of whom struggled to find a safe way to boost their mental performance.

They  tried every major brain-boosting supplement on the market, from state-of-the-art “stacks” to single-ingredient herbals.

Posts We Loved: How to Structure the Scientifically Best To-Do List, Nootropics for the Masses

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter 

11. Bulletproof

Bulletproof's mission is to help people perform better, think faster, and live better using a proven blend of ancient knowledge and brand new technologies, tempered by research, science, and measured results from our customers, top athletes, and medical professionals.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- G+ -- Youtube 

12. BulletProof Executive

The official blog to Bulletproof.com, both sites are rich with brian-boosting tips and information. Here, discover how to upgrade your body and your mind using the proven Bulletproof® blueprint to enter your state of high performance every single day.  

Posts We Loved: How to Make Bulletproof Coffee (a classic), Modafinil: The Rise of Smart Drugs

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram -- Youtube -- G+

13. Ceretropic

Ceretropic is a nootropics supplier based in Phoenix, AZ. Their aim is to push the nootropics space forward, by bringing out novel substances, and easier methods of administration.

They strive to ensure all orders go out the same day and that their customers are happy.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter

14. Examine.com

Examine.com is an independent and unbiased encyclopedia on supplementation and nutrition. They are not affiliated in any way with any supplement company.

Founded in early 2011, they have one goal - to be the unbiased source for supplements and nutrition. They have spent tens of thousands of hours collating the latest scientific research.

Examine is the best source of supplement information on the web, bar none (sorry Wikipedia!). 

Pages To Bookmark: Creatine ReviewCurcumin

Connect On:  Facebook​

15. Focus Here and Now

Focus Here and Now was developed to provide some tools, resources, news, views, and reviews that can allow you to more effectively manage ADHD.

Since the inception of the site, nearly two years ago, they have significantly expanded the information, resources, and tools that they provide in order to help an even larger audience of people.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube

16. Fusion.net

Like a few other media site's on this list, Fusion.net covers a broad range of alterantive news topics. I've found their mix of nootropics articles to be informative and enjoyable reads.

Post We Loved: I tried Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘brain-enhancing’ drugs

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram -- Youtube

17. OptiMind

OptiMind® is a nootropic designed to support cognitive function by providing the perfect blend of the world's best nootropic ingredients. I've tried the stack a few times myself, and quite frankly it works. Like Alpha Brain, it tends to divide hardcore nootropics users. Arguments aside, the benefits of OptiMind are irrefutable.

Go here to grab a free bottle of OptiMind.

Connect On: Facebook

18. Hyperion

Hyperion Mind was born in December 2014 to provide earth-grown nootropics with full transparency and a desire to engage modern science with ancient wisdom. 

Connect On: Facebook

19. Mark's Daily Apple

​This website will show you how to take control of your health. It's actually where my "healthy lifestyle" began almost 7 years ago.

You’ll learn exactly what to eat and how to exercise to get the leanest, strongest, healthiest body with the least amount of pain, suffering and sacrifice possible.

Mark's Daily Apple is not just about physical health and nutrition, but full of great ideas for overall well-being and living a fulfilling life.

Posts We Loved: Primal Blueprint 101, How Fasting Improves Brain Function

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram -- Youtube -- G+

20. MenProvement

This is a site dedicated for men who want to reach their highest potential and live exceptional lives.

This will take you through to growth process with the best training programs, backed by the industries best coaches and topped off with live meetings and a huge community of likeminded men to brainstorm with and learn from.

Posts We Loved: 7 Reasons Why Drinking Water After Waking Up is a Good Idea, How to Develop a Photographic Memory

Connect On: ​Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube -- G+

21. MindNutrition

MindNutrition's mission is to deliver practical, science-based information and products to enhance cognitive function, restore hormonal balances and optimize your performance at a cellular level so that your body and mind will always perform at their peak.

Posts We Loved: Science: The New Super Religion, How Not to Get Old

Connect On: ​Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube -- G+

22. NaturalStacks

What started as two guys bonding over brain supplements, Natural Stacks is now a powerhouse in the nootropics space. I've personally tried and tested a handful of their products, and regularly use them today (I recommend Smart Caffeine and MagTech). At Natural Stacks their purpose is simple; optimal performance for everyone.

Posts We Loved: How Navy SEALS are Using Float Tanks to Treat Concussion, 5 Beginner Biohacks that can Change Your Life

Connect On: ​Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram -- Youtube

23. NeuroHacker

Their goal is to evolve the fundamental hardware of the brain towards the realization of of our full human capabilities. We believe the most effective way to do this is to work within an open collaboration framework.

Posts We Loved: What is NeuroHacking?, The NeuroHackers' Toolbox

Connect On: ​Facebook -- Twitter

24. New Star Nootropics

Now "Star Nootropics", they aim to advance and further the development of nootropic compounds; these include but are not limited to the Racetam family of chemicals. Star Nootropics is a great place to find high quality, less common racetams.

Posts We Loved: The Birth of Nootropics, Piracetam: The Drug that Sparked a Revolution

Connect On: ​Twitter

25. Nootrico

Nootrico is a research chemical supplier based in Kenmore, New York and specializing in nootropic agents.

They obsessively test each and every single batch of our products before they are delivered to customers using state of the art laboratories to ensure purity and freedom from contaminants.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter​ -- G+

26. Nootriment

Their mission is to explain the science of supplements in a way that is both scientifically informed and accessible.

They strive to provide research-backed content and responsibly review the effectiveness of a supplement to tell you if it works, how it works, and how it can help.

Posts We Loved: Nootropics: Definitive List of Nootropic Supplements, Piracetam: Benefits for Your Brain and Side Effects

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter​

27. Nootrobox

One of the first venture-backed supplement companies, ​Nootrobox has the bold mission of creating a better society through smarter, better brains. They develop nootropics and other cognitive enhancement products that are accessible, safe, and effective for everyone.

Post We Love: The Biohacker Guide

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram​ -- Youtube

28. NootroHacker

Their goal is to share not only the science behind nootropics in an easy to understand way, but also to help you make the best decisions you can when it comes to getting the right supplements for yourself.

Posts We Loved:  Top 5 Nootropics for Sleep, Woo Single #2

29. Nootro

​Nootroo is dedicated to using the highest quality inputs available and providing a premium quality experience.

They use no artificial colorings and cut no corners on providing the absolute best product possible.

Connect On: Twitter

30. Nootropics.com

Newly launched to the nootropics community, Nootropics.com's goal is to create a healthy culture of nootropics usage, in which cognitive health is not taboo but recognised as an essential aspect of human capability.

Though they've taken some flack for higher prices than other nootropics stores, the owners claim that their nootropics are extremely high quality. I am excited to test them myself and see if they live up to the hype!

31. Nootropics City

​Nootropics City serves as a website to provide the user a clear pathway to enhance cognition through neurochemistry.

They believe that in order to enhance cognition, one must enhance the body as well.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter

32. Nootropics Depot

They sell the top nootropic powders and capsules online. They offer the purest nootropic compounds at the best prices. 

Posts We Loved: A Beginner's Guide to Nootropics, TeaCrine: The Alternative to Caffeine

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram - G+

33. Nootropics Info

NootropicsInfo.com lets you explore the world of nootropics. They will provide you with the information you need to achieve the results you want with nootropics. 

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- G+

34. Nootropics Supply

They supply nootropics and smart drugs in powder form. All of their powders come at competitive prices with guaranteed lab tested purity.​

Posts We Loved: Nootropic Review: Lion's Mane Mushroom, Schizandrol Review

35. Nootropics Zone

They are dedicated to bringing you the latest information about nootropics. And they are adding new content regularly, so make sure to come back often. Nootropics reviews, stacks, warnings, new products, shopping, and general information is what you will find here.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- G+

36. Observer.com

​Observer offers a sophisticated readership of metropolitan professionals an original take on the latest in news, culture, politics and luxury, bringing its irreverent sensibility to a national audience.

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram

37. Onnit

Creator's of the popular Alpha Brain stack, ​Onnit's mission is to inspire peak performance through a combination of unique products and actionable information.

Combining bleeding-edge science, earth-grown nutrients, and time-tested strategies from top athletes and medical professionals, they are dedicated to providing our customers with supplements, foods, and fitness equipment aimed at helping people achieve a new level of well-being we call Total Human Optimization.

Posts We Loved: Alcohol and MusclesWhat Are Nootropics? How You Benefit Using Brain Supplements

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram -- Youtube -- G+

38. PeakNootropics

They are a professional nootropic supplement company that ships out of Fort Collins, Colorado.

Their main purpose is to provide quality memory products to our customers at reasonable prices. They also aim to provide excellent customer service. 

Posts We Loved: Nootropic Supplements and Lucid Dreaming, 10 Safer Alternatives to Adderall

39. Powder City (CLOSED)

​A once-popular nootropics vendor, selling everything from racetams to herbals, Powder City was forced to shut their doors in early 2017 due to legal troubles.

Before closing, Powder City had been mostly well regarded in the nootropics community. Founded in July of 2014 by a former Health Supplement Wholesalers owner. Their goal is to be the price leader in nootropics and supplements while maintaining strict quality standards. They are an excellent shop for quality nootropics at amazing prices.

Posts We Loved: Top Myths about Women and Weight Lifting, Make Your Own Supplements

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter

40. Pure Nootropics

​PureNootropics.net wants to become the standard and go to site for creating excellent reviews about Pure Nootropics and the supplement use (and misuse). They cover a wide range of topics ranging from sleep to microdosing.

Posts We Loved: The Ultimate Ayurvedic Guide for Brain HealthBeginners Guide to Microdosing Psychedelics

Connect On: Twitter

41. Reddit r/Nootropics

r/Nootropics is a reddit devoted to discussing nootropics and cognitive enhancers.​ If you're new to nootropics, start here.

Must-Read Threads: A Beginner's Guide to NootropicsHow do smart people really think?

42. Slate Star Codex

Topics here tend to center vaguely around this meta-philosophical idea of how people evaluate arguments for their beliefs, and especially whether this process is spectacularly broken in a way that may or may not doom us all.

In between there’s a lot of cognitive science, psychology, history, politics, medicine, religion, statistics, transhumanism, corny puns, and applied eschatology. 

Posts We Loved: God Bless Longecity, 2016 Nootropics Survey Results

43. SmartDrugSmarts

​Smart Drug Smarts is for people interested in brain health and optimization, and actionable applications of the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience. Along with Gwern, SDS is probably my all time favorite nootropics blog. Check it out!

Posts We Loved: Psychedelics - New Perspective, Moral EnhancementThe Flynn Effect: Smarter by the Decade

Connect On: Facebook -- Twitter -- G+

44. SmartNootropics

​They are a UK based retailer of nootropic supplements and strive to offer the most comprehensive range of cognitive enhancers in the European Union. They are passionate about nootropics here and aim to provide you with top notch service.

45. StartUp Bros

This is a community where ‘wantrepreneurs’ can get the help they need to build their first successful business.

StartupBros struck a chord with new entrepreneurs, and has since helped thousands of internet entrepreneurs.

Posts We Loved: The Entrepreneur’s Guide To Smart Drugs: A Nootropics Primer

46. Supplement Police

SupplementPolice.com is passionately proud to be one of the loudest health and wellness “rank and review” nutritional supplement websites in the digital cloud.

Connect On:​ Facebook -- Twitter -- Youtube -- G+

47. The Hustle.Co

Composed of young people looking to make their mark on the world through high-quality content, badass events, and generally good vibes.

Posts We Loved: What Happened When I Went 30 Days Without Food, The 40% Rule: A Navy SEAL's Secret to Mental ToughnessNootropics: What Happened When I Went 30 Days On Smart Drugs

Connect On: Facebook

48. TrackMyStack

TrackMyStack is a (post-discharge) treatment management platform to improve patient outcomes.

It integrates with other services such as 23&Me, FitBit and other's to provide a quick snapshot of your health. Their algorithms/AI provides smart recommendations about the user's treatment stack throughout the course of treatment based on similar objective user data. 

TMS is definitely paving the way with new technology in the nootropics space.


Connect On:​ Facebook -- Twitter -- Instagram -- Youtube -- G+

49. The Unfinished Man

Unfinished Man is not merely a men’s lifestyle and entertainment blog, but a site devoted to the essence of masculinity and becoming a real man.

They offer practical tips, tricks, and advice, for a wide range of topics – such as dating, travel, and fashion.

Posts We Loved: HabitRPG – The Secret to Building Good HabitsNootropics – The Facts About "Smart Drugs”

50. Vice

VICE is a global media channel focusing on investigative journalism and enlightening videos. They've uniquely covered nootropics, and I find their articles about Modafinil to be on point -- written by nootropics users.

Posts We Loved:  Will 'Smart Drugs' Really Make Us Smarter? Or Just Ruin Our Lives?,  Are You a Cheater If You're Using Smart Drugs to Get Ahead?Taking the 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Made Me Love Work but Hate People

More Great Nootropics Blogs

As more people take smart drugs and seek out advice online to optimize their brain, the nootropics blogosphere is growing fast. Here are more excellent nootropics blogs to follow this year and beyond.

Braintropic

Braintropic’s purpose is to guide those interested in nootropics on their journey. Everything you need to know to get started including guides for beginners, stack advice, and detailed reviews.

Personally, I've enjoyed browsing the site and reading various reviews there. In an industry riddled with me-too reviews (some here on Corpina), Braintropic is a polished and professional sort of "nootropics library". I expect the site to grow into something great over the next year.

Posts We Loved: The Big List of NootropicsThe Guide to Photographic Memory

Cortex

Have a super comprehensive plethora of posts about a myriad of stacks, individual compounds, and more.

Posts We Loved: Modafinil Panic Attacks – Addressing the reasons, causes, and preventative strategy


Thanks to all these sites, shops, and blogs for leading the way in the new era of DIY supplementation and cognitive enhancement.

Did we miss an amazing nootropics blog? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!

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Deane Alban - August 19, 2016

Thanks for compiling this great list and for Be Brain Fit’s inclusion! I look forward to checking out some of the sites on this list — even though I’m “in the biz” I’m not familiar with all of them.

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Chris - August 22, 2016

Erisfit.com is a good one. 🙂

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Donna Jiggins - August 23, 2016

I wonder why you haven’t included `Brainsupplementexpert.com in your top 50… I think its a very informative in depth blog thats well worth looking at…..

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    Sar - August 23, 2016

    Hi Donna/Jezebell,

    Thanks very much for your comment! I have indeed worked with BSE in the past, specifically I worked with Paul. I sent you an email to follow up 🙂

    Cheers!
    Dan

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Nathan P - February 24, 2017

This is a fantastic list Dan! How could we get in touch with you to potentially be added to this list?

Thanks, and great work!

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Clint - March 28, 2017

I enjoyed the article, Thank you for sharing such a informative blogs here. I will surely try to read these.

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