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Friday, January 5, 2018

Tryptophan: An amino acid that can lift one’s mood

“Tryptophan is an amino acid, one of the building blocks that form protein in our bodies.  Tryptophan is special because it is used by the body to produce serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter...Serotonin is often referred to as the happiness hormone, as it also plays a role in regulating mood and sleep.   Source:  Keep your brain healthy for life by Reader’s Digest.  

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