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GABA Amino Acid

GABA or Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid an amino acid produced naturally in the brain.

What is GABA?

The main function is reducing the neurons’ activity in the brain and central nervous system.

A natural calming inhibitory neurotransmitter that helps send messages between the brain and the nervous system believed to reduce feelings of anxiety.

GABA is produced in the brain from glutamate from a catalyzed of vitamin B6 and enzyme glutamate decarboxylase (GAD).

Health Conditions Helps

How can GABA help your health? It has a great effects on the body and mind, aiding relaxation, reduced stress, a more balanced mood, reduction of pain, and a boost to sleep.

ADHD, insomnia, depression, anxiety, inflammation, Blood pressure

GABA Foods

GABA is found naturally in varieties of green, black, and oolong tea

Whole grains, soy, lentils, beans, walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, citrus, tomatoes, berries, spinach, broccoli, potatoes, and cocoa.

Additional Reading:

What Is GABA? The Brain-Boosting, Anxiety-Busting Power of GABA Supplement


Neurotransmitters as food supplements: the effects of GABA on brain and behavior

The role of GABA in anxiety disorders.

Louise Burton-Payne

Passionate about feeding my body a plant-based vegan food to benefit my health, save the planet and protect animals.

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