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#1 - 5HTP Jarrow Formulas

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We've looked at a lot of different appetite suppressants from green tea extract and raspberry ketones all the way to more natural vitamins like Vitamin B12. Nothing is as effective as 5HTP. This naturally produced human amino acid has long been known for its ability to reduce anxiety and depression but it also is one of the most powerful appetite suppressants available which is still safe and natural. 

Jarrows 5HTP helps you feel full quicker and stay full longer so that you don't get the desire to "snack" and constantly eat. Many of us are "emotional eaters" meaning we eat when we are stressed, unhappy, or just want to relax. By increasing seratonin we will feel less inclined to eat due to the fact that we will be generally happier. Also those signals from our stomach to the brain which tell us to eat even if we don't need to, get blocked.

Another good thing to know is that Jarrows 5HTP supplement does not add any fillers. Many supplements these days use very little of what they are actually selling in their formula and fill it with a bunch of other herbal extracts which have little to no effect. Jarrows only uses the all-natural 5HTP in their formula. 



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