With Thanksgiving coming we always here about tryptophan in turkey.
What can high-tryptophan foods do for you?
- Help regulate your appetite
- Help you sleep better
- Elevate your mood
What events can indicate a need for more high-tryptophan foods?
- Inability to concentrate
- Weight gain or unexplained weight loss
- Slow growth in children
- Overeating and/or carbohydrate cravings
- Poor dream recall
Food sources of tryptophan include red meat, dairy products, nuts, seeds, legumes, soybeans and soy products, tuna, shellfish, and turkey.