Amino Acids

WHAT ARE AMINO ACIDS AND WHAT FUNCTIONS DO THEY HAVE FOR YOUR BODY?

Amino acids are building blocks in proteins. Some of these can the body make themselves, while the essentials we need to get infused through the diet.
In nature, over a hundred different amino acids are found, of which about 20 are common in animal organisms. Some of these can the body make themselves, while the essentials we need to get infused through the diet.

 

Why areAmino acids vital for your body?

Our body needs proteins for many vital processes. Proteins are used for the maintenance and construction of skeletons and cells and can be an important source of energy along with carbohydrates.

 

Whats the Essential amino acids?

The essential amino acids we need to be supply true the diet;

1.              Arginine
2.              Phenylalanine
3.              Histidin – Wikipedia
4.              Isoleucin – Isoleucin
5.              Leucine
6.              Lysine
7.              Methionine
8.              Treonine
9.              Tryptophan
10.           Valin – Wikipedia

The proteins we eat are broken down into amino acids in the gut before they are absorbed into the body and used as building blocks for new proteins.

 

What are Non-essential amino acids?

The body can even make the amino acids:

1.              Alanine
2.              Asparagine
3.              Asparagic acid
4.              Cystein – Wikipedia
5.              Glutamine
6.              Glutamic acid/glutamate
7.              Glycine
8.              Prolin – Wikipedia
9.              Serin – Wikipedia
10.           Tyrosine

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy