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1/17/2019 3:32:09 PM

Tryptophan

Health benefits of Tryptophan:
Helps your immune system, regulates your mood and sleep and can reduce anxiety and depression

Description

See the bottom of this page for the ingredients highest in tryptophan

What is tryptophan?


It is an essential amino acid that is essential for the creation of serotonin and melatonin.

Why does it matter to me?

  • It can reduce anxiety and depression
  • It appears to relieve chronic pain
  • It appears to help the immune system and can reduce the risk of heart spasms
Serotonin is commonly regarded as the hormone that regulates our moods.

Melatonin is a hormone that promotes natural sleep.

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Review date: 8/1/2018
Next review date: 2/1/2019
Tryptophan

Top 6 ingredients for Tryptophan taking into account portion size and cooking retention factors

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Pheasant - meat only

Pheasant - meat only

300g
0.9g = 257% of your RDA/RI
257%
Pheasant - whole

Pheasant - whole

500g
0.8g = 229% of your RDA/RI
229%
Lamb shank - bone in

Lamb shank - bone in

450g
0.73g = 208% of your RDA/RI
208%
Rack of lamb

Rack of lamb

400g
0.72g = 206% of your RDA/RI
206%
Beef fore rib roast - boneless

Beef fore rib roast - boneless

225g
0.71g = 203% of your RDA/RI
203%
Beef fore rib roast - bone in

Beef fore rib roast - bone in

260g
0.7g = 201% of your RDA/RI
201%