Name (common): Tyrosine


General description:

Tyrosine is a non essential amino acid. Tyrosine is considered non essential because the body may synthesise tyrosine in adequate amounts for normal function.

Good dietary sources include soy products, chicken, fish, almonds, avocados, bananas, dairy products, lima beans, pumpkin seeds, and sesame seeds. 


Functions and general science:

L-Tyrosine is an amino acid that is used to produce noradrenaline and dopamine. Dopamine & norepinephrine are two critical neurotransmitters that have an important role in regulating your mood and behaviour. 


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The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.