Tag Archives: Tryptophan

Depressed & Snappy? You Need Serotonin!

Serotonin is the brain chemical that makes us feel happy and content. When we eat a wholesome meal, the body is notified through the release of serotonin that we are well fed, helping us feel content and satisfied. A lack … Continue reading

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Serotonin – Could your diet be causing your depression?

Serotonin is the brain chemical that makes us feel happy and content. It also helps us sleep soundly at night. When we eat a wholesome meal, the body is notified through the release of serotonin that we are well fed, … Continue reading

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Amino Acids – Building Blocks for Neurotransmitters

Taurine, tryptophan and tyrosine are three amino acids that begin with the letter ‘T’. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. They are classified as essential if they cannot be made by the body on its own and must … Continue reading

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Amino Acids for Mood

Amino Acids are critical to the formation and functioning of neurotransmitters which regulate the levels of our brain chemicals and are closely linked with mood. What we eat has a tremendous effect on our levels of neurotransmitters and therefore on … Continue reading

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