GABA was approved as a new resource food announcement
According to the provisions of the Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China and the Measures for the Administration of New Resource Foods, γ-aminobutyric acid, colostrum alkaline protein, conjugated linoleic acid, glyceryl conjugated linoleate, lactobacillus plantarum (strain number ST-III.) and eucommia seed oil were approved as new resource foods. When the above six new resource foods are used in food production and processing, they shall comply with relevant laws, regulations and standards.
Recently, many businesses have reported the news of adding γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) to their products, and many people may be hearing this new term for the first time, so what is γ-aminobutyric acid?→
GABA is an important neurotransmitter in the central nervous system and works by binding to its receptors. GABA-A receptors, widely distributed throughout the nervous system, mainly in the postsynaptic membrane, with the highest cerebellar content, subbranch of the hippocampus. Through its activation, it causes CL ion cell influx, which hyperpolarizes or depolarizes neurons.→
γ-aminobutyric acid is a neurodepressant that is mainly used as a sleep aid. At the same time, it has a sweet taste and is used as a food additive, which makes people feel happy.→
γ-Aminobutyric acid (γ pronounced "gamma"), also known as GABA, is an amino acid found in the human brain and is an important inhibitory neurotransmitter in the nervous system. Proper supplementation of GABA can better relieve mental stress, regulate mood, and improve sleep.→
Announcement of the Ministry of Health on the approval of 6 substances including γ-aminobutyric acid as new resource→