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Key amino acids and their important role in your health

1/12/2015 - Amino acids are foundational molecules that play a very key role in human and animal physiology. When one is deficient in a certain amino acid due to dietary restriction or metabolic problems it can lead to very serious health issues. This article discusses the importance of several crucial amino acids. All...

Pea protein is one of the best all-round protein supplements

9/21/2014 - Protein supplements can be a great addition to a healthy diet. This is due to their ability to provide essential and branched-chain amino acids in a highly absorbable form. While there are many different protein sources only a few are of high quality. Pure pea protein is one of the best all-round protein...

Testing your amino acid levels

5/20/2014 - Amino acids are foundational molecules that play a very key role in human and animal physiology. When one is deficient in a certain amino acid due to dietary restriction or metabolic problems, it can lead to very serious health issues. Getting the proper amino acid testing can reveal the underlying...

Coconut sugar: A low GI sugar rich in amino acids and B vitamins

10/5/2013 5:46:03 PM - Coconut sugar, also called coconut sap sugar, is a sugar derived from the sap of coconut tree flowers. It has been used as a traditional sweetener for centuries in regions where coconut trees flourish, such as Southeast Asia. Coconut sugar is mostly comprised of sucrose, which gives it a sweet, caramel-like...

Everything you need to know about protein

8/17/2012 - For certain people, getting protein is serious business. Bodybuilders wanting that perfect Arnold Schwarzenegger build, vegetarians looking for that perfect source of protein or health buffs searching for the best kind of protein to ensure their health. Chemically speaking, a protein is composed...

Natural amino acids preferable to antibiotics for treating infections, says study

6/27/2011 - As most NaturalNews readers probably already know, there is a rapidly-growing resistance to antibiotics that has given way to antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP), and even the strongest antibiotic...

How functional amino acids improve health and prevent obesity

11/26/2010 - Many foods contains a variety of essential and non-essential amino acids that play a critical role in metabolizing nutrients, building muscle tissue, and protecting the body against disease. And new research has revealed even more about how vital functional amino acids are in improving growth and development,...

Amino acids are latest in growing list of nutrients shown to extend life span

11/3/2010 - Researchers are zeroing in on specific nutrients and natural therapies that not only can prevent and heal disease but promote longevity. For example, as NaturalNews previously reported, a research team from Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., and LifeGen Technologies found that Cordyceps sinensis (Cs-4), a traditional...

Amino acids shown to be effective at treating brain injuries

2/19/2010 - Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have found in a lab study that amino acids are highly effective at restoring cognitive function and balancing neurochemical levels in those who have undergone brain trauma. Conducted on mice who had been inflicted with traumatic brain damage,...

Zero deaths caused by vitamins, minerals, amino acids or herbs

1/21/2010 - To hear opponents of natural medicine say it, vitamins and herbs are extremely dangerous for your health. They should be regulated, we're told, because they're so dangerous! Statistics from the U.S. National Poison Data System prove otherwise. According to a 174-page report just published, the number...

New study: amino acids could heal brain damage

1/1/2010 - A head-on car collision, a stumble that slams your head to the ground, a wound from a military battle in Afghanistan, a violent criminal assault -- these and other causes of sudden blows to the head can result in traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), TBI...

Hemp Protein: Eat the Nutrients

12/9/2009 - Researchers claim that if no other food is consumed, hemp seeds could sustain a human life for a few months without causing nutrient deficiency problems. In fact, hemp protein was used in Europe during tuberculosis outbreaks to reverse the wasting away caused by the disease. With a protein structure...

Learn About Who Can Benefit from Amino Acid Supplements

7/11/2009 - Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and are found in any food that contains protein - including grains, nuts and legumes in addition to other sources like meat, poultry, dairy and fish. Think of amino acids as pieces of a complex protein puzzle. They can be disassembled and reassembled to...

How to Get Those Amazing Amino Acids

6/19/2009 - Amino acids are the chemical building blocks of protein and could be called the building blocks of life. Structurally, your body is mainly compromised of proteins developed from amino acids. From twenty amino acids, the body manufactures more than 50,000 different types of protein that play vital roles...

Nutritionist Jonny Bowden (Part II): Best Foods for Proteins, Amino Acids and Omega-3

11/5/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares his thoughts on proteins, amino acids and omega-3 and the best foods to provide them. Renegade Roundtable with Jonny Bowden, a board...

Interview with Dr. Russell Blaylock on devastating health effects of MSG, aspartame and excitotoxins

9/27/2006 - Mike: I'm here with Dr. Russell Blaylock, and I'd like to explore some of the more advanced aspects of some of the things you are working on. Dr. Blaylock, I think readers know the basics of both MSG and aspartame, but can you review what you've already written about excitotoxins? Dr. Russell Blaylock:...

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