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What foods are a good source of tyrosine?

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Dr. Roberta Beals answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Protein & fruit: Tyrosine is found in soy products, chicken, turkey, fish, peanuts, almonds, avocados, bananas, milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, lima beans, pumpkin seeds, and sesame seeds source: http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/tyrosine-000329.Htm#ixzz2hgqsihrt follow us: @ummc on twitter | medcenter on facebook.

Answered 12/9/2013

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Dr. Mark Fisher answered

Specializes in Neurology

You don’t need a good source of tyrosine unless you have some kind of genetic defect. Tyrosine is NOT an essential amino acid. Your body can make all the tyrosine it needs from phenylalanine.

Answered 5/3/2021

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