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  • A food supplement to influence social behavior?!

    A food supplement to influence social behavior?!

    Tryptophan (TRP) is one of the most investigated amino-acids and can increase serotonin levels in the brain. For this, numerous studies have investigated the influence of TRP administration on social behavior, which we review in our recent publication.
  • They might be giants

    They might be giants

    Christian Funke | | 0
    A vast number of high protein foods, which promise to support the muscle growth, are very common among bodybuilders. But could those dietary supplements even have the potential to influence the brain function?
  • Eating your way out to longevity and well-being

    Eating your way out to longevity and well-being

    Within twenty years Europe will face a situation where the largest population cohort will be those over the age of 65. Can food supplementations slow down, and (partially) compensate for the negative consequences associated with getting older?
  • Better food – better prisoners?

    Better food – better prisoners?

    Kim Nolte | | 0
    How enhanced nutrition influences behavior. By enhancing the diet of prisoners, a more sociable behavior may be implemented.