Posts tagged "tryptophan"

The Daily Squeeze: Happy Foods, Obesity, Canada, And Prostitutes

Foods that contain the amino acid tryptophan, including mung beans (yum!), lobster, turkey, asparagus, sunflower seeds, cottage cheese, pineapple, tofu, spinach, and bananas, might improve mood and well-being. Tryptophan is the same element that makes you sleepy after eating Thanksgiving dinner. Wanna know what food makes me happy? Peanut butter. And peanut butter ice cream.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 6, 2008