Want to make someone more generous? Feed them this.

They say you are what you eat. This is obviously true physically, but can it extend all the way to your personality? According to this study, consuming the amino acid L-Tryptophan (found, famously, in turkey, but also in chocolate, eggs, and many other foods) makes people more willing to donate to charity. The authors hypothesize that this effect is due to L-Tryptophan’s role as a biochemical precursor of serotonin, the brain chemical thought to be associated with happiness. Maybe this expla

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