Skip to content

Smorgasbord Health – Nutrients of the Week – Amino Acids.

Excellent information from Sally and Smorgasbord Health!

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

smorgasbord health

There are two types of amino acid, essential and non-essential. There are approximately 80 amino acids found in nature but only 20 are necessary for healthy human growth and function. We are made up of protein and we require adequate amounts of amino acids if we are to maintain and repair the very substance that we are made from.

We need to obtain essential amino acids from our diet and our body will produce the nonessential variety on its own if our diet is lacking in the essential type.

ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS.

These are Histidine (essential in infants can be made by the body in adults if needed), Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Cysteine (essential in infants, nonessential in adults), Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan and Valine.

NON ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS.

Alanine, Aspartic acid, Arginine, Carnitine, Glycine, Glutamine, Hydroxyproline, Norleucine, Proline, Serine and Tyrosine.

THE ROLE OF AMINO ACIDS IN THE BODY.

Amino…

View original post 890 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

LOWLIFE MAGAZINE

"Find what you love and let it kill you." – Charles Bukowski

1951 Club

A place to celebrate those born in 1951

Author Don Massenzio

Independent Authors Unite!

authortranslatorOlga

Books, writing, life and everything else

PRESCRIPTIVE READING

“Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life." ― Fernando Pessoa

Windows into History

A journey through history via forgotten books, by Roger Pocock.

Maverick Mist

Intertwined passions ~

ENLIGHTENMENT ANGELS

SHARING LOVE/LIGHT, and Wisdom with the EARTH, HUMANITY and ALL CREATION via ANGELIC GUIDANCE/LIFE/LIGHT & LOVE

Michael Rios

Sherlock unlocking the past

brittneysahin

Romance Author

Write to Inspire

Lance Greenfield - Night Writer

Legends of Windemere

Enjoy the Adventure

The Scary Guy

The New Face Of Love

J. M. Payer

Aspiring Indie Author

Hugh's Views & News

A man with dyslexia writing about this and that and everything else!

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company.

Author. Narrowboater. Lives in England.

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

LOWLIFE MAGAZINE

"Find what you love and let it kill you." – Charles Bukowski

1951 Club

A place to celebrate those born in 1951

Author Don Massenzio

Independent Authors Unite!

authortranslatorOlga

Books, writing, life and everything else

PRESCRIPTIVE READING

“Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life." ― Fernando Pessoa

Windows into History

A journey through history via forgotten books, by Roger Pocock.

Maverick Mist

Intertwined passions ~

ENLIGHTENMENT ANGELS

SHARING LOVE/LIGHT, and Wisdom with the EARTH, HUMANITY and ALL CREATION via ANGELIC GUIDANCE/LIFE/LIGHT & LOVE

Michael Rios

Sherlock unlocking the past

brittneysahin

Romance Author

Write to Inspire

Lance Greenfield - Night Writer

Legends of Windemere

Enjoy the Adventure

The Scary Guy

The New Face Of Love

J. M. Payer

Aspiring Indie Author

Hugh's Views & News

A man with dyslexia writing about this and that and everything else!

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company.

Author. Narrowboater. Lives in England.

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

%d bloggers like this: