Sep 21, 2021
I was reading an article that said I should eat pineapple to
increase my serotonin level.
I also seen other articles about kiwis, avocados and other
In those articles you might find something about serotonin
ability to calm you down.
Or to help with anxiety. Or depression.
This one got me a little twitchy. Because the article
mentioned the pineapple should be inside of a sugar cake of
This is like a person pointing to the ice cubes inside an
alcoholic drink. And trying to convince themselves they are
hydrating with water.
Which brings up the hackles in me about so-called
The special formulas. And buzzwords on parade.
I think what ticked me off was the implication that the
implication of a fruit inside of a sugar based cake becomes a
Posted is the short version because I wanted to say so much and
it was coming in a twenty minutes.
I have weed whacking to do so this is the short, simplified
version for those who think six minutes is all they can take.
In this episode, a look at what is serotonin and what it does to
the mind and body.
The Dana Foundation is a non-profit that provides information
about the brain and brain health for kids and adults. Has a good
explanation of Neurotransmitters
The Hormone Health Network is a website connected to The
Endocrine Society, the world’s largest organization of
endocrinologists, representing more than 18,000 physicians and
There is a post on their website about What is Serotonin?
written from their perspective. The also have a little something
about dark chocolate
. 1 oz. a day will
help mood, A1C levels, stress reduction and heart
Very Well Mind has a write up about bananas
and will they chill you
out or not.
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