Inositol is a collective term for a group of carbohydrates and is produced by the human body from glucose and therefore not considered an essential nutrient.
Cell signaling: Inositol is a constituent of the intracellular phosphatidyl inositol, which is linked to serotonin, norepinephrine, and cholinergic receptors.
Inositol is often linked to mood and has been clinically investigated for both anxiety and low mood.
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