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Amino acids are essential building blocks of protein in the body they important for metabolism and an essential component to many neurotransmitters. If our body lacks certain amino acid it will begin to breakdown other protein sources within the body like the muscles.

Internally created amino acids

  • Alanine

  • Arginine

  • Asparagine

  • Aspartic acid

  • Cysteine*

  • Glutamine*

  • Glycine

  • Ornithine*

  • Proline*

  • Selenocysteine*

  • Serine*

  • Tyrosine*

Amino acids created from our diet

  • Histidine

  • Isoleucine

  • Leucine

  • Lysine

  • Methionine

  • Phenylalanine

  • Threonine

  • Tryptophan

  • Valine

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