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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