How do you increase serotonin levels?
And what certain foods should you eat to increase it?
Well, there are carbs. Eat carbs, serotonin jumps. But then you crash, which is why we crave carbs.
Turkey. High concentration of 5-HTP which does NOT make you drowsy like many believe. Your body synthesizes it into one of two things:
If it's near "bedtime" you will produce melatonin, which *does* help you fall asleep.
If it's in the daytime, you will produce...you got it...serotonin.
Eating healthy omega fats, such as that found in fish help support brain function. Part of brain function is producing serotonin.
Getting quality sleep and taking a nap will also help.
The problem with eating carbs to increase serotonin levels is that you get a spike and then a crash. This is what creates carb cravings. You are better off to eat plenty of protein and get out in the fresh air and sunshine for a brisk walk.
Meditation and bio-feedback can also be helpful.
get a 5-htp supplement or a supplement that contains 5-htp. I'ts a precursor to serotonin and facilitates the production of more serotonin.
Serotonin is a derivative of the amino acid tryptophan. It is 5-hydroxytryptamine. The easiest way of elevating serotonin is to consume a cup of warm milk.
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