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 & What Foods Can I Find It In? if you're interested in learning more.
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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
- Effect of tyrosine supplementation on clinical and healthy populations under stress or cognitive demands—A review ◳
- Can be an enhancer of cognition
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