Wednesday, March 27, 2013

3 Essential Building Blocks for Neurotransmitters

Your body can't make them, so you'll have to take them, says Margaret Durst.
Taurine, tryptophan and tyrosine are three amino acids that begin with the letter ‘T’. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. They are classified as essential if they cannot be made by the body on its own and must be acquired through the diet. They are classified as non-essential if the body can make them. However, we can become deficient in the non-essential amino acids if we do not take in the nutrients necessary to make them. Read more

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