About Amino Acids

Though you may have heard of them before, do you know the benefits amino acids offer? As the building blocks of protein, amino acids provide the means for the body to synthesize the necessary protein for good health. They are a vital part of the way your body functions so it is important for you to get enough. Amino acids have been used as artificial sweeteners (aspartame) and flavor enhancers (monosodium glutamate or MSG). They have also been used for those who suffer from depression.

Featured Reviews for Amino Acids



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-Lysine


This is a great amino-acid. I have used L-Lysine for many years when I get a cold sore. When I have one coming on I start taking 3-4 capsules a day. I still may breakout into a cold sore, but the length of time is shortened by days compared to not taking the supplement. I've also noticed less scarring also when taking L-Lysine. Read More...
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MaxAmino 1200


Amino Acids are very important to the body and here is a high quality supplement. I like the Vitabase brand a lot because I have a lot of confidence in the quality of their products. In my practice, I have recommended this product for athletes and am pleased with the results. Read More...
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 HTP, 100 mg


If you are looking for 5 HTP, then Jarrow brand is one of the leading on the market. It works to create serotonin, a neurotransmitter that is often found to be depleted in those with serious depression, and therefore acts as a fabulous alternative to perscriptino anti-depressants. Although in some countries it is illegal for over the counter purchase, we are lucky to have access to it without having a perscription. Read More...