Amino acids are the building blocks for skeletal muscles as well as digestive enzymes, hormones, antibodies and other body proteins necessary for optimal functioning. Of the 20 amino acids in the body, there are two types: essential and non-essential. The term essential is used because the body cannot synthesize these amino acids, making it necessary to obtain them from the diet. The twelve non-essential amino acids are equally important, but most of the time can be synthesized in the body at a rate that equals demand so dietary intake is not as crucial. There are 8 essential amino acids including — leucine, isoleucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine. Learn More About The 8 Essential Amino Acids And How... Continue Reading →
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