TURKEY: Is rich in the amino acid tryptophan which helps promote a restful, deep sleep.
What does TRP stand for?
TRP stands for Tryptophan (Amino Acid)
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- Tree-Based Reparameterization
- Tribal Response Program (US EPA)
- Trigger Point
- Tropical Rainforest Programme (IUCN)
- Truancy Reduction Program
- True Role Play
- Trupp, Truppe (German military: Troops)
- Tsunami Recovery Program (Amercian Red Cross)
- Tubular Reabsorption of Phosphate
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Tumor-Related Protein
- Twostep Resonant Photoionization
- Tyrolia Roller Pincer (ski equipment)
- Transient Receptor Potential 1 (genetics)
- Tyrosinase-Related Protein 1
- Transient Receptor Potential Channel 2
- Tyrosinase-Related Protein 2
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It appears that the lower our levels of tryptophan the more likely it is that we would suffer side-effects.
Now, a team at Universite de Montreal has shown that a technique based on the fluorescence of tryptophan might be a better tool to probe protein folding than anyone previously thought.
While it's true that turkey contains tryptophan - about a quarter gram for every 100 grams of the meat - tryptophan is also present in hundreds of other foods, including chicken, fish, eggs, sunflower seeds and that Thanksgiving favorite up north, caribou.
Tryptophan is the dietary precursor of serotonin, and the combination of excessive alcohol intake and a low-tryptophan diet has been found to be associated with both decreased brain serotonin and increased aggression.
Lean beef: "The protein in red meat stabilizes blood sugar and keeps you off the emotional roller coaster," Challem says, adding that the tryptophan in protein is one of several reasons why red meat helps you stay relaxed in the face of stress.
New study suggests a link between tryptophan in seeds and calmer nerves TORONTO, Nov.
These two actions--soaking up tryptophan and dumping out the toxin--are intimately connected, the researchers found.