L-Tryptophan is the dietary precursor to serotonin production in the body. However, there are many reasons why dietary tryptophan may not provide an adequate supply of serotonin to optimize a person’s health.
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is used as a flavor enhancer in many foods. Unfortunately, research has shown that it can also lead to numerous derangements and even damage the brain, altering how our brains’ function. Therefore, it is vitally important that everyone knows how to properly identify and avoid MSG.
When working with people that have symptoms of a dopamine relative nutritional deficiency (i.e., those that are following a dopamine dominant protocol), elevated homocysteine is not an uncommon finding. However, determining the reason for this abnormal finding holds the key to resolving it.
When using amino acid therapy to correct underlying neurotransmitter imbalances, there are many nutritional co-factors that are needed to support normal neurotransmitter function. Sulfur is one of those compounds, but all sulfur compounds are not created equal when it comes to neurotransmitter production.(more…)
Over the past two decades, we’ve worked with thousands of people that have relative nutritional deficiencies that exhibit symptoms similar to many diseases. I’ve often been asked for testimonials, so I thought I’d start sharing some of those – here’s the first from a woman that had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.(more…)