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are amino acids destroyed in stomach

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually no: The pancreas makes enzymes that can digest protein. These enzymes are released distal to the stomach in the proximal small intestine.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Better with food.: As amino acids are a food product, derived from protein of course, they'd be better absorbed if taken with food.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein that help form muscles and other body tissue. Essential Amino Acids are those that must be consumed eve ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: The essential branched chain Amino Acids (bcaa's) include leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The above "essential" Amino Acids will be used for protein ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To create Protein: The provide the building blocks for protein manufacture. Protein builds muscle with increases metabolism which burns calories. Protein added to meals ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
AMINO ACIDS: Yes there is no problem with breast feeding.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Each protein has a different amount of amino acids and different kinds of amino acids that make it up. If you are talking about dietary protein drink ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Holmberg
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No credible evidence: Like many supplements, Amino Acids have limited to no research evidence. Claims are based on speculation from other original research. There is real o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Good: Aminoacids are protein important to your body.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What for?: What are you taking these supplements for? There is no evidence that these will do you any good. for good health do the following: Have a diet rich in ... Read More

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