GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric acid) is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system of humans and animals. The principal role of GABA is to reduce neuronal excitability and provide a protective and calming effects throughout the nervous system.
GABA is present in animals, microorganisms, and plants. There are many food sources of GABA, especially in fermented foods. GABA as “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS status).
H – ingredient has HIGH impact on specified disease
M – ingredient has MEDIUM impact on specified disease
N – there is no data confirming the impact of the ingredient on specified disease