List of the essential amino acids that must come from the diet.
HISTIDINE (FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN)
This non-essential amino acid is found abundantly in hemoglobin; Histadine maintains nutrients for the myelin sheaths which surround and insulate nerves. Histidine is required for the production of histamine, and is often used in the treatment of anemia, allergies, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory reactions.
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An essential amino acid, Isoleucine is necessary for hemoglobin formation, and for stabilizing and regulating blood sugar and energy levels. Deficiencies may contribute to muscle twitching and tremors.
Leucine is an essential amino acid that cannot be synthesized by the human body and must always be acquired from dietary sources. Leucine promotes the healing of bones, skin and muscle tissue. Because Leucine cannot be made by the body, it is very important to maintain adequate amounts in your diet or by additional supplementation.
ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS CANNOT, LIKE OTHERS, BE MANUFACTURED BY THE BODY, THEY MUST BE OBTAINED FROM FOOD OR SUPPLEMENTS
Lysine is one of the essential amino acids that cannot be manufactured by the human body. It insures the adequate absorption of calcium; helps form collagen which makes up bone cartilage & connective tissues; and aids in the production of antibodies, hormones and enzymes. Recent studies have shown that Lysine is known for its ability to fight the Herpes Simplex-1 virus and cold sores.
Methionine is an essential amino acid that is not manufactured by your body. It is a principle supplier of sulphur, that helps to improve the tone of your skin, promotes growth, and condition your hair, as well as strengthens your nails. Sulphur also protects the cells from airborne pollutants, such as smog. It slows down the aging process in the cells, and is involved with the production of protein. Methionine is an excellent chelator of heavy metals, such as lead, cadmium and mercury, binding them and aiding in their excretion from the body. It can help aid in some cases of allergy because it reduces histamine release.
Phenylalaine is an essential amino acid. It comes in two forms which mirror images each other: L-phenylalanine has nutritional value, and D-phenylalanine has painkilling and depression alleviating properties. DL-phenylalanine, is a 50/50 mixture of these two forms. Phenylalanine activity is enhanced by additional Vitamin B 6, which has been shown by studies on depression.
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Threonine, an essential amino acid, is an important constituent in many body proteins and is necessary for the formation of tooth enamel protein, elastin, and collagen. It also has a minor role in controlling fat buildup in the liver. It helps the digestive and intestinal tracts function more smoothly and can be helpful in some cases of depression.
IT IS WISE, WHEN TAKING AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTS, TO ALSO TAKE THE MAJOR VITAMINS INVOLVED IN THEIR METABOLISMS
This essential amino acid is a natural relaxant, it helps control hyperactivity, relieves stress, suppresses the appetite, and enhances the release of growth hormones. All of these things are affected by the level of serotonin, and tryptophan is also a precursor of serotonin. Studies have shown in experiments with moderately obese people on a calorie-restricted diet; the subjects taking tryptophan supplements lost significantly more weight than the subjects who received a placebo.
Valine is an essential amino acid that is helpful in muscle building (along with isoleucine and leucine) and in liver and gallbladder regeneration. Valine has a stimulant effect. Healthy growth depends on it. A deficiency can result when there is a negative hydrogen balance in the body.
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