GABA is the abbreviation for Gamma Amino Butyric Acid compound, the chemical that plays a role in maintaining a balanced nervous system. There are many foods which contain GABA or glutamine including pasta, rice, bananas, lentils, broccoli, beef liver, some nuts and spinach to name a few.
GABA is also naturally synthesized in the brain, using the active form of Vitamin B6 as a cofactor to convert glutamine, an excitatory neurotransmitter into the relative inhibitory neurotransmitter. Neurotransmitters play an important role in most body functions including emotions.
There are many self help ways to reduce stress including exercise, diet, rest, talking or even changing the situation. However taking a natural supplement can help the body to maintain its stores of essential nutrients, especially those which promote health of the nervous system.
GABA supplements are highly valued by those who want to support their nervous system with a natural and effective dietary supplement. GABA capsules can provide the following nutritional benefits: