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Doctor insights on: Am Sport Amino Acids

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What is your take on sport supplements such creatin, protein and amino acids. ?

What is your take on sport supplements such creatin, protein and amino acids.
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My take is stay away: There is simply no substitute for hard working exercise. Sport supplements such as creatin, protein and Amino Acids should only be used under the close supervision of your health care professional, most of whom will discourage their use. ...Read more

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Are amino acids destroyed by acid?

Are amino acids destroyed by  acid?

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 every day to support optimal health. Cooking foods destroys some essential Amino Acids they contain, but the negative effects vary depending on which cooking method is used.Even straight sulfuric acid will not destroy most amino acids. ...Read more

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What are branched-chain amino acids?

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 synthesis which is optimal for advanced human performance. It should also be noted that essential Amino Acids are not produced in the body such as non-essential amino acids, but rather obtained through proper nutrition. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of amino acids in smoothies?

What are the benefits of amino acids in smoothies?

To create Protein: The provide the building blocks for protein manufacture. Protein builds muscle with increases metabolism which burns calories. Protein added to meals is necessary in order for fat to be burned. ...Read more

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Can amino acids help with neuropathy?

Can amino acids help with neuropathy?

Too often: Treatment is aimed at symptoms rather than the disease. Neuropathy can be the result of many things, and because it's such a frustrating symptom to both patients and doctor, a host of treatments emerge, some of which are pure snake oil. The successful treatment of neuropathy must start with addressing the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What number of amino acids do proteins have?

What number of amino acids do proteins have?

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 drinks, the body building ones will usually indicate the exact grams / milligrams of each aminoacid provided with each serving. ...Read more

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Can i take creatine amino acids and tribulus at the same time ?

Can i take creatine amino acids and tribulus at the same time ?

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 fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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How come people with hartnup disease cannot digest amino acids?

How come people with hartnup disease cannot digest amino acids?

A defective gene: A gene defect prevents absorption of SOME amino acids from intestines & reabsorption in the kidneys. ...Read more