- Suppresses appetite
- Reduces body fat
- Regulates mood swings
- Stress reliever
- Sleep Aid
- 100% USP Pharmaceutical grade
- Free Form, Fermented
- Cruelty Free
“I take one of these every night at bedtime, fall asleep quickly and stay asleep. Although tryptophan is sometimes taken at higher doses, I find one of these to be sufficient. (I took 2x once, and actually felt less good.)”
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Each V-Capsule Contains:
Medicinal Ingredients: Tryptophan (glucose fermentation) 220 mg, Vitamin B6 (from pyridoxal 5 phosphate) 50 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Cellulose, hypromellose – all from vegetable source.
100% pure pharmaceutical grade ingredients, Free Form, fermented.
Contains no wheat,corn,yeast,soy or dairy. V-capsules are made from vegetarian source, no gelatin used.
Recommended Dosage Adults: Take 1 capsule daily on an empty stomach, or as directed by your health care practitioner.
Recommended Use: A factor in the maintenance of good health and helps in tissue formation. Helps the body yo metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats and prevents vitamin B-6 deficiency. A source of the essential amino acid L-Tryptophan. According to studies, L-Tryptophan is able to cross the blood brain barrier with the vitamin B-6 uptake, and used to produce serotonin, a neurotransmitter responsible for sleep, mood and appetite.
Caution/Risk Information: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if symptoms worsen or if you are currently using prescription medication or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have a neurological condition. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution of operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Do not use if you have a condition in which tryptophan cannot be metabolized normally (e.g. liver conditions or errors of metabolism) May cause nausea. keep out of reach of children.
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid, used by the brain to produce serotonin, a necessary neurotransmitter which transfers nerve impulses from cell to cell, and is responsible for normal sleep.
Tryptophan also helps combat depression and insomnia and to stabilize moods. It helps to control hyperactivity in children, alleviates stress, benefits the heart, aids in weight control as an appetite suppressant, and enhances the release of growth hormone. B-6 (pyridoxine) is necessary for the formation of tryptophan, which is required for the formation of serotonin. A lack of tryptophan and magnesium may contribute to coronary artery spasms or irregular heartbeats; supplementation can conceivably reduce heart attacks.
L-tryptophan does not work by drugging or depressing the central nervous system, L-tryptophan simply returns normal function by being available for the body to use as needed. Although tryptophan is found in foods, such as brown rice, cottage cheese, turkey, peanuts, and soy protein, the best way is supplementation, since this is the only way to cross the blood brain barrier for absorption in any noticeable amount. High protein meals can depress the brain levels of L-tryptophan since they compete with various other amino acids for uptake.
The body will use some tryptophan to make the B-vitamin Niacin (B3), if a person is niacin deficient. Therefore one should take a good B-complex or multi vitamin; the inositol in the B-complex also helps with anti-anxiety and sleep normalizing properties, while the B-6 will prevent undesirable degradation of excreted tryptophan.
What is Tryptophan?
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid, used by the brain to produce serotonin, a necessary neurotransmitter which transfers nerve impulses from cell to cell.
What is Life Choice® L- Tryptophan for?
Life Choice® L- Tryptophan is a wonderful product which suppresses appetite, reduces body fat, and regulates mood swings. It is also a great stress reliever and sleep aid.
How Life Choice® L- Tryptophan is derived?
Life Choice® L-Tryptophan derived from fermentation process creating up to 30 enzymes which make it free form and bio-available to the body’s receptor cells. It is branded material that is USP pharmaceutical grade. It is considered the purest, most trusted L-tryptophan available today. It is manufactured via fermentation strictly from vegetable sources, and it is between 99.9% and 100% pure.
Why Vitamin B6 is added to the product?
L-Tryptophan can’t cross the blood brain barrier without adequate B-6 in the blood stream, also necessary for the formation of tryptophan to serotonin. This is why we only use the predigested methylated form of B-6, P5P in our formulation as it aids in the uptake of L-tryptophan allowing it to cross the blood brain barrier. Also the B-6 will prevent undesirable degradation of excreted tryptophan preserving more in the blood tissue.
Why should I choose Life Choice® L- Tryptophan over the other cheaper versions?
The other cheaper versions are made from chemical extraction with the starting ingredients of sewage sludge, human or horse hair or duck feathers, with 3 to 5 enzymes created, needing further conversion within the body before being absorbed to the cells. These are not free form nor in an absorbable state.
Is Life Choice L- Tryptophan vegan?
Yes, it is vegan and cruelty free.