Primary Benefits of Isotonix® L-Tryptophan*: · Promotes mental clarity and understanding of everyday situations · May help support healthy perceptions and reactions in daily and stressful situations · Helps enhance and stabilize mood · May help promote calmness and relaxation · Helps promote healthy control of feelings and perceptions · Helps maintain healthy levels of serotonin · May help enhance mental focus and memory · May help support a normal sleep cycle · Promotes sleep
What Makes Isotonix® L-Tryptophan Unique? Isotonix L-Tryptophan, not to be confused with the culprit of after-Thanksgiving dinner lethargy, is an isotonic capable form of the essential amino acid, l-tryptophan. L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that helps maintain healthy levels of serotonin in the brain which helps regulate mood. Isotonix L-Tryptophan provides maximum results by including niacin and Vitamin B6, members of the B vitamin family, which promote the normal absorption of L-tryptophan. By supplementing with L-tryptophan, healthy levels of serotonin in the brain will help enhance mood and support sleep. Bring out the happier you with Isotonix L-Tryptophan!* Tryptophan, an essential amino acid, promotes normal levels of serotonin, one of the key brain chemicals involved in regulating mood and (a neurohormone) . In the body, tryptophan is converted into , which then can be converted into serotonin (a powerful neurotransmitter in the brain). The body cannot naturally produce this amino acid; therefore, it must be a part of the diet or ingested through supplementation. Tryptophan is a component of many animal and plant proteins. Food sources of tryptophan are dairy products, beef, poultry, barley, brown rice, fish, soybeans and peanuts.* Isotonix L-Tryptophan is an isotonic-capable supplement and bears the same chemical resemblance of the bodys blood, plasma and tears. All fluids in the body have a certain concentration, referred to as osmotic pressure. The bodys common osmotic pressure, which is isotonic, allows consistent maintenance of body tissues. In order for a substance to be absorbed and used in the bodys metabolism, it must be in an isotonic state. Isotonix dietary supplements are delivered in an isotonic solution. This means that the body has less work to do to obtain maximum absorption of the nutrients. The isotonic state of the suspension allows nutrients to pass directly into the small intestine and rapidly absorb into the bloodstream. With Isotonix products, little nutritive value is lost, making the absorption of nutrients highly efficient while delivering maximum results. Related terms: Isotonix L-Tryptophan, serotonin, sleep aid, Isotonix, isotonic, sleep, relax, mood, tryptophan, l-tryptophan, 5-HTP, brain, amino acid, Tryptopure, melatonin.
Key Ingredients of Isotonix® L-Tryptophan: L-Tryptophan (Tryptopure): 500 mg is an essential amino acid that promotes the normal synthesis and structure of proteins. In the body, L-tryptophan is converted into niacin (vitamin B3) and serotonin, a neurotransmitter which promotes the bodys ability to regulate anger, aggression, mood and sleep. By supplementing with Isotonix L-Tryptophan , serotonin production can be supported, which will promote sleep and enhance mood.* The metabolism of L-tryptophan to serotonin is supported in large part by the following vitamins: Vitamin C: 75 mg is a water-soluble vitamin which acts as an antioxidant, supports normal growth and repair of body tissues, supports cardiovascular health, protects against free radicals and supports cognitive health and performance. Vitamin C supports the hydroxylation of L-tryptophan to serotonin.* Niacin (Vitamin B3): 20 mg plays an essential role as a coenzyme (NAPH/ NADPH) for about 200 enzymes which promote normal tissue respiration, synthesis of fatty acids and steroid hormones, the metabolism of carbohydrates and amino acids, and the transport of hydrogen. When niacin levels are low, the body can use L-tryptophan to manufacture the vitamin. To produce 1 mg of niacin, the body must use 60 mg of L-tryptophan, a process which can rapidly deplete L-tryptophan levels. When niacin levels are sufficient, L-tryptophan can be used for other needs such as retaining healthy levels of serotonin.* Pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6): 6 mg promotes the normal conduction of nerve impulses, regulation of steroid hormones, catabolism of glycogen for glucose, heme synthesis, and the synthesis/metabolism of amino acids and neurotransmitters. After conversion to pyridoxal phosphate ( PLP ), vitamin B6 acts as a cofactor for many enzymatic reactions involving L-tryptophan, including L-tryptophans conversion to serotonin.*
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Frequently Asked Questions about Isotonix® L-Tryptophan: How do I take Isotonix L-Tryptophan? For sleep support, take 30 minutes prior to bedtime. Pour 1-2 level, white bottle capfuls of powder into the overcap. Add water to the line on the overcap (60mL/2 fl. oz for 1 capful; 120mL/4 fl. oz. for two capfuls), stir and drink. For mood enhancement, pour 1 level, white bottle capful of powder into the overcap. Add water to the line on the overcap (60mL/2 fl. oz for 1 capful), stir and drink. Are there any warnings associated with taking Isotonix L-Tryptophan? If you are currently taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) or other antidepressants such as Zoloft or Paxil, psychoactive or tranquilizing drugs, such as Clonopin or Valium, or pain medications such as Demerol or Ultram, you should consult your physician before using this product. If you are taking any other prescription drugs or have an ongoing medical condition, you should consult your physician before using this product. Take this supplement separately from prescription medications. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use this product. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this product can affect you, as drowsiness may occur. How will Isotonix L-Tryptophan affect sleeping? Isotonix L-Tryptophan can promote sleep and support a normal sleep cycle.* Why is Isotonix L-Tryptophan important? Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that is the precursor for serotonin (a neurotransmitter). It can help to enhance and stabilize mood, help to promote calmness and relaxation, and may help to enhance mental focus and memory.* What are some food sources rich in the amino acid Tryptophan besides dairy products and turkey? Foods that are considered sources of tryptophan are dairy products, beef, poultry, barley, brown rice, fish, soybeans and peanuts. Are there any allergens associated with Isotonix L-Tryptophan? There are no known allergens associated with Isotonix L-Tryptophan. It is suitable for vegetarians. What is the difference between 5-HTP and Isotonix L-Tryptophan? 5-HTP stands for 5-Hydroxytryptophan. 5-HTP is a supplement that is converted in the brain to serotonin. Tryptophan is an amino acid that converts into 5-Hydroxytryptophan which then converts into serotonin. L-Tryptophan is the basic building block of serotonin, and is a synthesized intermediate compound closer to serotonin. When should I start to see/feel the effects Isotonix L-Tryptophan ? What should I expect? The benefits of Isotonix L-Tryptophan should be noticeable within a day of the first serving. Please remember that everyones body is different, so for some it may take more or less time to notice the benefits of Isotonix L-Tryptophan. The isotonic state of the suspension allows nutrients to pass directly into the small intestine and rapidly absorb into the bloodstream.*
Isotonix Vs. Standard Tablets, Capsules, or Soft Gels:
Isotonic, which means "same pressure," bears the same chemical resemblance of the body's blood, plasma and tears. All fluids in the body have a certain concentration, referred to as osmotic pressure. The body's common osmotic pressure, which is isotonic, allows a consistent maintenance of body tissues. In order for a substance to be absorbed and used in the body's metabolism, it must be in an isotonic state.
Isotonix dietary supplements are delivered in an isotonic solution. This means that the body has less work to do to obtain maximum absorption of the nutrients. The isotonic state of the suspension allows nutrients to pass directly into the small intestine and rapidly absorb into the bloodstream. With Isotonix products, little nutritive value is lost, making the absorption of nutrients highly efficient while delivering maximum results.
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* This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.