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Discover why Serotonin in your body is so important.
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that works in the brain to regulate mood, sleep, appetite, heart rate, body temperature, the sensitivity to pain, movement and intellectual functions.
When a person has a low level of serotonin it can contribute to, bad moods, trouble sleeping and a hearty appetite, like PMS for example. One way of increasing the levels of serotonin in the bloodstream is by consuming foods rich in tryptophan, another way is to exercise regularly.
Some symptoms of low levels of serotonin:
· Bad moods in the morning
· Sleepiness throughout the day
· Inhibited sexual desire
· Cravings for sweets
· Eating all the time
· Difficulty learning
· Memory and concentration problems
Foods that help increase serotonin levels:
Some foods that are high in tryptophan, that help increase your body’s level are:
· Dark chocolate
· Red wine
· Lean meats
· Milk and dairy products
· Whole grains
· Brazilian nuts
These types of foods should be consumed on a daily basis, in small portions, several times a day.
Now that you understand the importance of serotonin, put this information to good use and you share it with a family member or a friend. Usually, people suffer due to lack of knowledge.
Take care of yourself, until next week!
*The information contained in this blog is not for individual purposes. It’s not a substitute for regular health care. Always consult your physician regarding your health and nutrition.
* The information contained in this blog is not for individual purposes. It’s not a substitute for regular health care. Always consult your physician regarding your health and nutrition.