5-HTP, short for 5 hydroxytryptophan is a chemical that is found in the brain and is involved in the production of the neurotransmitter serotonin. The primary culprit for cravings for carbs is a decrease in serotonin levels. Research shows that supplementing with 5-HTP helps to keep serotonin levels in balance, decreasing cravings for carbohydrates and your appetite in general.
*Chromium is the ‘master’ nutrient for controlling blood sugar. It helps overcome sugar cravings and level out the highs and lows associated with a high carbohydrate diet. Adding Chromemate to your diet supports the conversion of food to energy and increases metabolic rate.
Balanced D (L-Dopa)
Sugar stimulates the brain’s pleasure and reward centers through the neurotransmitter dopamine like other addictive drugs.
*Our product Balanced D contains L-Dopa which increases dopamine. This can help with sugar and carb cravings particularly more serious cravings.