Thursday, April 25, 2013

Melatonin - Youth, Brain Health, Growth Hormone, Fat Loss, Alzheimer's Prevention, Metabolic Syndrome - Is It the Wonder Pill?

Most people take melatonin to help them get a good nights rest. But, the benefits are likely to go well beyond your slumber.

Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally by the pineal gland from the amino acid tryptophan.
  • It has also been shown to boost growth hormone levels.
  • Help cope with time changes and jet lag.
  • Improve the symptoms of metabolic syndrome.
  • Improve recovery from grueling workouts.
  • It is heart protective. 
Dosage: 0.3-10mg about an hour before bedtime. Or 5mg pre-workout.