Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to L-tryptophan and maintenance of normal sleep (ID 596, 1671), enhancement of mood (ID 596), contribution to normal cognitive function (ID 596), and contribution to the maintenance or achievement of a normal body weight (ID 604) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

L-tryptophan, sleep, mood, cognition, body weight, health claims
First published in the EFSA Journal
8 April 2011
28 January 2011
Scientific Opinion


No abstract available

Panel members at the time of adoption

Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren, and Hans Verhagen.
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
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EFSA Journal 2011;9(4):2073
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European Commission