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February 17, 2003 | Shari Roan
Several natural remedies for depression have captured the public's fancy in recent years, including St. John's wort, tryptophan and SAM-e. Now, an amino acid called 5-HTP, or hydroxytryptophan, has joined their ranks. Made naturally by the body, 5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin, the neurotransmitter that is key to regulating mood. The supplement form is derived from the seed of an African plant.
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February 17, 2003 | Shari Roan
Several natural remedies for depression have captured the public's fancy in recent years, including St. John's wort, tryptophan and SAM-e. Now, an amino acid called 5-HTP, or hydroxytryptophan, has joined their ranks. Made naturally by the body, 5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin, the neurotransmitter that is key to regulating mood. The supplement form is derived from the seed of an African plant.
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November 16, 2009 | Chris Woolston
If every "miracle" weight-loss product really did the job, people everywhere would be cinching up their belts, gyms would become eerily quiet and TV stations would soon run out of B-roll footage of big bellies at the mall. Clearly, some weight-loss products fall short of their claims. But how can you spot the scams? The Federal Trade Commission has some basic guidelines: Don't trust any product that claims to work for everyone or anything that supposedly helps you lose more than 2 pounds in a week.
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