GABA Gamma Aminobutyric Acid, neurotransmitter, amino acid, synapse transmission, brain health

GABA - Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid

Studies have shown an increased GABA potential in germinated and sprouted grains (3) and Simply Perfect Powder is 100% Sprouted Black Rice Powder. Other studies have gone on to show that GABAĀ supports brain function, heart health, protection of the intestines and the prevention of sleeplessness and depression. GABA may also lower glucose levels, suppress tumor growth, inhibit inflammation and limit allergies (4).Ā 

GABA, Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, limits neural activity and allows the brain to slow down. This is an extremely important job, because too much brain activity can lead to irreparable brain cell damage. In fact, GABA deficits have been found in people with Parkinsonā€™s and Alzehimerā€™s and ā€œimpaired GABA transmission and excessive brain activity may contribute to sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, schizophrenia, and other mental health disordersā€(1).* Ā 

GABA, Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, is an amino acid that modulates synapse transmission in the brain, promotes the development of neurons in the brain and prevents sleeplessness and depression. A 2019 study determined that the pharmaceutical properties of Gaba supported ā€œanti-hypertension, anti-diabetes, anti-cancer, antioxidant, anti-inflammation, anti-microbial, anti-allergy, hepato-protection, reno-protection, and intestinal protection.ā€ This study also determined that GABA could be a potential alternative to the treatment and prevention of a number of diseases (2).*

GABA is contained in many rice varieties and sprouting increases the GABA content of rice. This means that sprouted grainsĀ have a higher GABA potential than cooked black rice, or other non-sprouted black rice powders. Studies have shown that black rice contains GABA and that during optimal sprouting time, the GABA content is maximized (3) (4). At Simply Perfect Powder, we ensure that the sprouting time remains in the optimal range to maximize the health benefits of our product.*Ā 

Check out ourĀ Health Benefits PageĀ for more information.

(1) https://www.berkeleywellbeing.com/gaba.html
(2)Ā https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6696076/pdf/molecules-24-02678.pdf
(3)Ā https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287918161_g-Aminobutyric_acid_GABA_content_in_different_varieties_of_brown_rice_during_germination
(4) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6710419/
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