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Sunny Mood with 5-HTP is specially formulated to support emotional well-being and relaxation.* 

Sunny Mood with 5-HTP

Sunny Mood with 5-HTP

80 Liquid Soft-Gels


Our proprietary BioPerine Complex completes the formula to promote optimal nutrient absorption.* Sunny Mood with 5-HTP is nourishing and drug-free, ideal for daily use.

  • Serotonin: Sunny Mood with 5-HTP helps boost the body’s natural production of serotonin, a key brain messenger for positive mood and mental balance.* Magnesium helps to convert 5-HTP into serotonin, while Chromium helps maintain healthy blood glucose levels already within the normal range.
  • Rhodiola: Sunny Mood with 5-HTP also helps maintain balance with the adaptogen Rhodiola, L-Theanine which supports a calm yet alert state of mind, and other ingredients traditionally used in relaxing formulas, such as Passionflower and Lemon Balm.*
Details on Sunny Mood® with 5-HTP

The Prevalence of Mood Disorders

Over the past decade, mood disorders have affected between 9-11% of the U.S. population, with symptoms of depression impacting approximately one in eight people over the average lifespan. The prevalence of anxiety disorders affects approximately 18% of the U.S. adult population, with an estimated lifetime prevalence of approximately 27-29%. These statistics highlight the reality that many individuals are chronically unhappy.

Note: The information in this section is provided as it was given in the original content. The statistics may vary, and it's recommended to refer to up-to-date sources for the latest data.

The Stress-Mood Connection

Chronic stress leads to increased production of cortisol, the body's primary stress hormone. This cortisol production can disrupt the balance of other hormones in the body, leading to feelings of anxiety, restlessness, and difficulty concentrating. Moreover, chronic cortisol production depletes neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine, which play a crucial role in mood regulation.

Stress-related complaints are common, with approximately 75% of doctor visits in the U.S. being attributed to stress. Many of these visits involve mood disturbances.

Supporting Emotional Well-Being with Sunny Mood®

Sunny Mood® with 5-HTP is a specially formulated supplement designed to support emotional well-being and relaxation. It helps boost the body's natural production of serotonin, a key neurotransmitter associated with positive mood and mental balance.

The formula contains two primary ingredients: 5-HTP and Rhodiola.

The Science of 5-HTP

5-HTP is sourced from the Griffonia simplicifolia plant. It is an intermediate compound in the conversion of the essential amino acid tryptophan to serotonin. Unlike serotonin itself, 5-HTP can cross the blood-brain barrier and directly support the body's natural production of serotonin. This targeted supplementation can have a more pronounced effect on serotonin levels, potentially improving mood and overall well-being.

Adaptogenic Effect of Rhodiola

Rhodiola is an adaptogenic botanical known for increasing the body's resistance to stress. It has a long history of traditional use and has been extensively researched. Rhodiola may improve mood and emotional stability by modulating neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins, while also reducing cortisol release from the adrenal glands.

Additional Ingredients

Sunny Mood® with 5-HTP includes vitamin B6, which plays a key role in energy production and mental function. Vitamin B6 is involved in the conversion of 5-HTP into serotonin. The formula also contains uplifting botanicals like Damiana and Saffron, as well as nervines such as Passionflower and Lemon Balm, which help soothe nerves. Vitamin D3, known as the "sunshine vitamin," is included to support mood regulation. L-Theanine promotes a relaxed yet alert state of mind, while magnesium helps release muscle tension.

St. John's Wort-Free Formula

Sunny Mood® with 5-HTP is formulated without St. John's Wort, which can interact with medications and other supplements. Instead, the formula utilizes alternative ingredients to improve mood without potential interactions.

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Supplement Facts

Supplement Facts

Liquid Soft Gel Delivery

The nutrients in our Liquid Soft Gel supplements are released fast. Other forms of delivery contain binders and fillers that may cause stomach upset and offer no nutritional value. Advanced Liquid Soft Gels provide a premium easy-to-swallow delivery system that allows us to combine our nutritious oils such as Flaxseed Oil, and MCT Oil for additional nutritional benefits. But wait! We didn’t stop there. Every Liquid Soft Gel includes our special Bioperine Complex which enhances the bioavailability, absorption and potency of many nutrients.

  • Full Transparency – everything that is in our products is listed on the label. We do not hide anything behind proprietary blends
  • Easy-to-Swallow Liquid Soft Gel Delivery enhanced with Bioperine®

Bioperine® is a registered trademark of Sabinsa Corporation