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Tyrosine: One Research-Backed Benefit

Tyrosine has shown to be an effective enhancer of cognition. Also that it may counteract decrements in neurotransmitter function and cognitive performance.

Tyrosine is classified as an non-essential amino acid.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of tyrosine that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about tyrosine named What Is Tyrosine? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of Tyrosine

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of tyrosine.

1. Cognitive Functions

Tyrosine - Cognitive Functions

About this claim

Cognitive functioning refers to multiple mental abilities. According to research, some nutrients may be beneficial in different stages in life, aiding in the development of or keeping cognitive functions.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 7 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator


I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!