Tryptophan is one of the essential amino acid (can not be synthesized in the body), that is responsible for serotonin synthesis – a chemical responsible to maintain our sleep pattern. Tryptophan Rich Foods also helps the body counter niacin deficiency as it is a precursor (60mg of tryptophan gives 1 mg of niacin). Tryptophan also plays an important role in protein synthesis, appetite regulation and mood elevation. Deficiency of the amino acid can be characterized by depression, anxiety, irritability, impatience, impulsiveness, inability to concentrate, weight gain, overeating, carbohydrate cravings, poor dream recall, insomnia, weight loss, and impaired growth in infants and children. Increased intake of tryptophan from dietary sources causes no overt toxicity symptoms.... Learn More

Tryptophan Rich Foods

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Meat With Fat Alaska Native Stellar Sea Lion
Calories 242
Protein 22.1 g | Carbs 5.55 g | Fat 14.65 g
Tryptophan: 1600.1
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Egg White Powder (Dry, Glucose Reduced)
Calories 376
Protein 82.4 g | Carbs 4.47 g | Fat 0.04 g
Tryptophan: 1266.03
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Kidney Alaska Native Stellar Sea Lion
Calories 93
Protein 18.1 g | Carbs 1.4 g | Fat 1.7 g
Tryptophan: 1199.9
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Glucose Reduced Flakes Dried White Egg
Calories 351
Protein 76.92 g | Carbs 4.17 g | Fat 0.04 g
Tryptophan: 1181.16
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Soy Protein Isolate
Calories 338
Protein 80.69 g | Carbs 7.36 g | Fat 3.39 g
Tryptophan: 1115.88
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Potassium Type Soy Protein Isolate
Calories 326
Protein 80.69 g | Carbs 10.22 g | Fat 0.53 g
Tryptophan: 1115.88
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Crude Protein Basis Potassium Type Soy Protein Isolate
Calories 321
Protein 88.32 g | Carbs 2.59 g | Fat 0.53 g
Tryptophan: 1115.88
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SUPRO PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL Soy Protein Isolate
Calories 388
Protein 87.75 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 4 g
Tryptophan: 1099.86
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ProPlus PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL Soy Protein Isolate
Calories 380
Protein 85.99 g | Carbs 0 g | Fat 4 g
Tryptophan: 1099.86
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Low-Fat Sesame Flour Seeds
Calories 333
Protein 50.14 g | Carbs 35.51 g | Fat 1.75 g
Tryptophan: 1097.04
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Egg White (Dried)
Calories 382
Protein 81.11 g | Carbs 7.8 g | Fat 0 g
Tryptophan: 999.14
87
Dried Spirulina Seaweed
Calories 290
Protein 57.46 g | Carbs 23.9 g | Fat 7.72 g
Tryptophan: 928.87
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Partially Defatted Sesame Flour Seeds
Calories 382
Protein 40.32 g | Carbs 35.14 g | Fat 11.89 g
Tryptophan: 882.05
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Soy Protein Concentrate Produced by Alcohol Extraction
Calories 331
Protein 58.13 g | Carbs 30.91 g | Fat 0.46 g
Tryptophan: 834.91
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Soy Protein Concentrate Produced by Acid Wash
Calories 331
Protein 58.13 g | Carbs 30.91 g | Fat 0.46 g
Tryptophan: 834.91