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post #57 of (permalink) Old 07-07-2013, 11:38 AM
Tone
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Originally Posted by Under the Radar View Post
If tyrosine converts into L-dopa why we shouldn't just take L-dopa instead? I've read it works pretty well in combination with EGCG or any other antioxidant as long is not taken everyday.

Because its too expensive & an obscure supplement & because without a decarboxylase inhibitor its better the dopa be slowly created from tyrosine

I wish DOPA was cheap but yea, all tyrosine does is convert to DOPA as its first step.
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