A Layman’s Guide to Tryptophan

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that is used to make proteins. In the body, tryptophan is converted into serotonin, a neurotransmitter that helps regulate mood and sleep. It is also converted into melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate the body’s circadian rhythm. Tryptophan is used in the body to make another important compound called […]

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