Several fruits have been proven to increase levels of Tryptophan. Which is the building block chemical compound for the mood enhancing chemical that we all know as, Serotonin.
Serotonin is a vital chemical neurotransmitter that helps regulate more than just your mood. Serotonin is also responsible for regulating other parts of your body, such as your social behavior, appetite, mood, digestion, sleep, and memory retention.
Fruits that are rich in Tryptophan include:
- Grapefruits &
The importance of these fruits prove true when looking at statistics. As consumers are shifting their purchases to fresh fruits and veggies now more than ever.
Total produce sales have increased by more than one-third. Vegetables are up nearly 41% over and that’s not to mention the $242.2 million vs. the comparable week just a year ago. As for fruits, they have gained 27% which translates into an additional $150.2 million!