Tryptophan is an essential amino acid, so important because the body cannot produce by itself and has to synthesize food that humans consume in their diet. This amino acid fulfills important functions in the body among which participation in the release and synthesis of serotonin, a neurotransmitter responsible, inter alia, to produce pleasure and to synthesize and eliminate body fat.
This amino acid is present in a very unusual and irregular way in food; however, a balanced diet can help to take the daily levels of this amino acid corresponding to approximately 3grms. For a properly metabolize tryptophan is necessary that the body has adequate levels of vitamin B6 and magnesium, so these recipes have included ingredients that contain these three elements.
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