How you can influence your mood with the help of L-Tryptophan

Wie Sie mit Hilfe von L-Tryptophan Ihre Laune beeinflussen können - HS Activa

Do you know that pleasant feeling that you feel in the first 5 seconds after waking up? It is a feeling of inner clarity and peace . Everything is OK. We are in our natural starting state .

And then the mind starts working. Suddenly we remember all the worries and problems/tasks that we have to deal with every day. The feeling of pure contentment is gone.

We usually shuffle into the bathroom in a bad mood and continue to dwell on our problems while brushing our teeth. On the way to work we are always upset about the traffic. Where did all these people get their driver's licenses?

In the office, we only have a tired smile for our colleagues and hope that no one speaks to us. Because today is another one of those days where we feel depressed, dissatisfied and stressed for no reason .

Lately, this state of mind has felt like a permanent state. Is that just because of the dark season? You'd love to feel like that all day long, like the first 5 seconds after you wake up. Feel a feeling of comfortable contentment, security and inner happiness .

The fact that you have to deal with depression, anxiety and unfounded sadness every day can be linked to very low levels of your happiness hormone, serotonin .

Our mental well-being depends to a large extent on our hormonal balance and especially on our serotonin levels .

The building blocks L-tryptophan , the vitamins of the B group (especially B6), vitamin C , magnesium , manganese, omega-3 fatty acids and zinc are very important for the formation of serotonin.

However, due to our modern lifestyle and diet, the need for building blocks for serotonin is no longer so easy to meet.

. L-Tryptophan is an amino acid found in protein-containing foods. So it shouldn't be that hard to meet the demand, right? But!

Because the amino acid lacks a bit of assertiveness. As long as other amino acids, such as leucine, valine or tyrosine, make their way into the brain via the blood-brain barrier with the help of the body's own transporters, L-tryptophan has to take a back seat and wait.

Only when the other amino acids no longer need the transporters and no one else in the body wants to go to the brain will the path finally be clear for L-tryptophan.

For this reason, neither meat nor dairy products are ideal sources of L-tryptophan. Because both food groups are very rich in amino acids. So they provide a lot of L-tryptophan, but also numerous other amino acids .

The more of the other amino acids are present, the lower the chance that L-tryptophan can take a free transporter into the brain.

Other foods rich in L-tryptophan are seeds (sunflower seeds, sesame, amaranth, quinoa, oats and millet). But the principle also applies to them: to eat them individually if possible, without any other foods containing amino acids, and to chew them very, very, very well into a pulp.

Another way to increase your daily serotonin levels would be sweaty endurance sports .

This could be because strenuous physical activity uses up all the energy sources in the blood. After sugar and fatty acids, the organism also takes the amino acids ( except L-tryptophan ) at some point and converts them into energy and also into new muscles.

So while the remaining amino acids are busy building muscle, tryptophan can travel to the brain and build serotonin there .

Not everyone has the desire and time to do endurance sports to the point of exhaustion every day. How about a relaxing walk outside instead? The more we spend time outside in the open air and enjoy the sunlight, the higher our serotonin levels are.

As you can see, getting a daily supply of tryptophan to produce serotonin is not that easy .

In addition, most people suffer from a chronic mineral, vitamin and omega-3 fatty acid deficiency, which makes the production of the happiness hormone in the brain even more difficult.

For this reason, we at HS Activa have developed our “ Good Mood ” product. This nutrient complex very reliably supports the production of serotonin in the brain. In addition to L-tryptophan, it contains the important mineral magnesium, vitamins B6 and B3 and the trace element zinc.

Order a good mood in our shop!

Natural mood enhancer: L-tryptophan is the building block for the release of the happiness hormone “serotonin”
Promotes recovery: L-tryptophan contributes to relaxation and calming

■ Additional ingredients: magnesium citrate, zinc citrate, vitamin B3 + B6 (for improved effect)

With “Good Mood ” you can counteract daily mood swings, permanent low mood, depression, bad mood, but also fatigue and sleep disorders (do not combine “Good Mood” with antidepressants, as there can be a risk of serotonin overload) .

Do you still remember the feeling of comfortable contentment, security and inner happiness described above? With functioning serotonin production, this feeling is no longer a distant dream state, but rather your daily companion .

You have more energy to get out of bed in the morning, you feel exhilarated and life is getting a little easier again.

You may be wondering right now how improved serotonin production can help you fall asleep ?

Quite simply: the sleep hormone melatonin, which makes you tired and sleepy, is largely made from serotonin in the brain. This means that the amino acid L-tryptophan is significantly involved in a healthy sleep-wake rhythm .

For optimal results , we recommend that you take our “Good Mood” complex either in the morning on an empty stomach or in the evening before going to sleep on an empty stomach.

Ideally, it should be taken 2 hours apart from a meal so that tryptophan can travel unhindered to the brain.

Order a good mood in our shop!

Natural mood enhancer: L-tryptophan is the building block for the release of the happiness hormone “serotonin”
Promotes recovery: L-tryptophan contributes to relaxation and calming

■ Additional ingredients: magnesium citrate, zinc citrate, vitamin B3 + B6 (for improved effect)

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