CanPrev's 5-HTP 100 is sourced from the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia and is enhanced with Vitamin B6 and Magnesium which are important cofactors to help the body convert and utilize 5-HTP. 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a compound made in the body from the amino acid, tryptophan, that you get from eating protein-rich foods. Once in the 5-HTP state, it goes on to form serotonin, the neurotransmitter that helps regulate mood and behavior, and then is further metabolized into melatonin. Yes, you can depend on tryptophan as a precursor to the development of serotonin, (think protein-rich hot chocolate before bed) but research has shown 5-HTP to be much more efficient at delivering the feel-good hormone to the brain.
Each capsule contains
|Magnesium (magnesium bisglycinate)||60mg|
|Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine HCl)||33.3mg|