In fact, we know that certain nutrients are essential for the efficient functioning of the nervous system such as for example amino acids, precursors of neuropeptides, essential fatty acids, important vitamins and trace elements.
The brain, in order to form the neurotransmitters it requires, must take from the blood the necessary aminoacids through the so called “haemathoencephalic barrier”, which is easily overcome during the youth but with increasing difficulty in later years. This explains why certain nervous and behaviour disorders can become worse as the years pass.
Integration within the diet of native foods, such as Klamath blue-green algae, which is particularly rich in these substances, in a highly assimilable form, facilitates this passage and contributes to significantly improving the nervous and hormonal response of the body. In particular Klamath algae, besides supplying the amino acid precursors of the cerebral neurotransmitters in optimal proportion and in a perfectly assimilable manner, is the only food currently known that contains significant quantities of phenylethylamine (FEA), an amino acid that is naturally produced by our brain during statuses of euphoria and health; in fact it is defined as the “molecule of love”.
Phenylethylamine naturally favours the transmission between cerebral neurons and it has been shown in recent studies to produce important nutritherapic effects in problems such as depression and sudden changes of mood, memory deterioration, loss of concentration and mental acuity, attention disorders and learning difficulties.