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A Serotonin Sleep Shake Recipe

…-tryptophan also increases levels of serotonin in the brain. Before the FDA took it off the market, it was a favorite sleep aid. Prozac, the antidepressant drug, also works by helping to keep serotonin levels in the brain elevated (though it has many more undesirable side effects than L-tryptophan does…

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Three Little Known Benefits of Whey Protein Powder

…as additional amino acids. Most of the isolated amino acids that are touted and sold in the health market—e.g., lysine, arginine, glutamine, tryptophan, and others—are naturally contained in whey protein, making it a tremendously cost-effective source of these nutrients. Most people know about…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…less depression and an improved ability to cope with their environment. The researchers reported that whey protein increased the availability of tryptophan in the brain, which, in turn, increases the brain’s synthesis of serotonin. The added serotonin promotes a calmer mood and an ability to handle…

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A Little-Known Natural Solution for Depression

…increase blood levels of serotonin.); * Supplementing with nutrients like low-dose lithium, fish oil and other essential fatty acids, melatonin, tryptophan, St. John’s Wort, and niacinamide; * Eliminating food allergies; and * Bringing down excess copper levels. Another plant extract from Africa has…

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Four Ways to Curb Food Cravings

…well aware of this situation, and are developing appetite suppression medications that mimic the effects of naturally occurring amino acids like L-tryptophan, tyrosine, and others. With a simple homemade protein shake, you can achieve the same effects without the dangerous side effects or expense. * Get…

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