The Braverman Test Interpretation
Know Your Brain
Nutrition and Lifestyle Strategies to Balance your Neurotransmitters
Step 1: Take the Braverman Test
Step 2: Use the following guidelines based on your results dominant
Dopamine Dominant Nature & Deficiency
Nutrition – Dopamine is made with building blocks known as Tyrosine & Phenylalanine. They are found in protein rich foods, such as red meat, wild game, chicken, eggs, pork & walnuts.
Lifestyle - Deep breathing exercises, Strength Training, 30-minutes of dedicated quiet relaxation a day, avoid cigarette smoke and lead-based products
Supplements – Tyrosine & Phenylalanine help boost Dopamine.
Serotonin Dominant Nature & Deficiency
Nutrition - Serotonin is made with the building block Tryptophan, found protein rich foods such as turkey, wild game, red meat, avocado, cottage cheese
Lifestyle - Walks, meditation, avoiding pesticides and PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyl)
Supplements – Tryptophan, Magnesium, Zinc, 5 HTP, St-John’s wort, Melatonin - Best taken around late evening or bedtime to put you to sleep.
GABA Dominant Nature & Deficiency
Nutrition – GABA is made with the building block Glutamine, which is found in foods such as bananas, broccoli, spinach, red meat, wild game, oranges, brown rice, & walnuts.
Lifestyle - Power walks, hobbies and past-times, avoid lead-based products
Supplements – Inositol, Theanine
Acetylcholine Dominant Nature & Deficiency
Nutrition – Acetylcholine is made with the nutrient choline, a natural component of plants and animal products. Foods highest in Choline are egg yolk, meat, liver and cereals.
Lifestyle - Spending some time alone, visual meditation, avoid aluminum and electromagnetic or microwave radiation.
Supplements – Choline
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