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Doctor insights on: Amino Acids Best Absorbed By The Body

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What are the best amino acids to take if athlete?

What are the best amino acids to take if athlete?

No need.: Just eat a well balanced diet. The proteins you eat will provide all the necessary Amino Acids you need. ...Read more

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Can amino acids be used by the body to make glucose fatty acids?

Can amino acids be used by the body to make glucose fatty acids?

Your body wilk: Break down anything and everything it can into basic building blocks and then metabolize them for calories and energy, store them away or use them to manufacture something like carbohydrates, proteins, fats or anything and everything else. There's nothing special about Amino Acids - they're just building blocks that will be broken down like everything else. ...Read more

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Amino acids supplements are bad for human body?

Amino acids supplements are bad for human body?

Confusing question: Amino acid supplements are simply a different form of nutrition. You can probably get a similar nutrient content by ingesting egg whites, but for those who want to be sure they ingest the building blocks of muscles there is no harm in the products. ...Read more

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I'm 16yrs old I wanna bulk up and want to take amino acids what are the side effects? Note: I know good diet is best than anything please don't mention this

I'm 16yrs old I wanna bulk up and want to take amino acids what are the side effects? Note: I know good diet is best than anything please don't mention this

Guess what?: Guess what? I am going to mention that a good diet is best. Side effects include kidney problems, no effectiveness on anything. Do not be lazy. Do the work and eat well. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects on my body if I take amino acids to broaden my muscles while I am 19 years old?

Is there any side effects on my body if I take amino acids to broaden my muscles while I am 19 years old?

Depends: It depends, how much protein you are taking.
Excess of protein might be a big burden on your kidneys, which are trying very hard to excrete the large protein metabolites burden. Be sure you're also taking a plenty of water to flush it off. It always good to try to keep a balance with the other healthy food (complex carbs and non-saturated fat). ...Read more

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Has 'branched chain amino acids' (bcaa) diet suplement some negative affects on human body? (kidneys, liver etc.?)

? beneficial: Likly to be beneficial in variety of conditions as source of protein. I am not sure the price you pay. Is worth it as egg white is as good a protein which comes. In natural form. ...Read more

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Which ingredient is the best way fight wrinkles? Retinol, peptides, collagen, stem cells, plancenta, amino acids or vitamin C

Which ingredient is the best way fight wrinkles? Retinol, peptides, collagen, stem cells, plancenta, amino acids or vitamin C

Growth factors: We have known since the 70s that retinoids and retinols are great collagen stimulators (which equals wrinkle fighters). In this century, we developed collagen growth factors which are derived from actual human skin and are necessary for collagen to thrive, thus reducing and eliminating wrinkles. Note I did not say "appearance of wrinkles". Skinmedica is my favorite product to contain these. ...Read more

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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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Which are some special amino acids?

Which are some special amino acids?

Essential Amino Acid: The Amino Acids regarded as essential for humans are phenylalanine, valine, threonine, tryptophan, isoleucine, methionine, leucine, lysine, and histidine essential Amino Acids are "essential" not because they are more important to life than the others, but because the body does not synthesize them. ...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 amino acids can I use for health?

What amino acids can I use for health?

A good diet: A well balanced diet with lean proteins should be enough without having to supplement. Otherwise if you were involved in an aggressive training g program, then protein bars and shakes may be advised. ...Read more

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What can you find by testing amino acids?

What can you find by testing amino acids?

Amino acids: Do not even bother to check it. Just eat healthy and stay off all sodas, cut back meat and go more vegan. ...Read more

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What contains all nine essential amino acids? .

Most proteins: Animal protein, including poultry, milk and fish, give you the best balance, and you can mix proteins (i.e., maize and beans) to be sure you get enough if you're a vegan. ...Read more

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Don? T understand what are amino acids used for?

Don? T understand what are amino acids used for?

Protein builders: Amino acids are chemicals which make up the internal sequential structures of all of the proteins in the body. All members of the plant and animal kingdom use them, some more than others. You get them in your diet and by internal construction with your bodies biochemistry. ...Read more

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What is branched chain amino acids and are they healthy?

Branch chain amino a: Go to goole or wikipedia for excellent diseases. They have branches on them and may or may not be healthy depending on what you mean by healthy. ...Read more

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What leads to the need to take amino acids when working out?

What leads to the need to take amino acids when working out?

You don't: Amino acids are the building blocks for protein. So some people believe that taking the smaller units and not needing to break them down like you would protein foods, helps you build more muscle. Typically not true. Eat well balanced and maintain hydration which is more important. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods have all 20 of the main amino acids in them?

Please explain which foods have all 20 of the main amino acids in them?

Most proteins: Some of the vegetable protein sources are short on one or another amino acids but you can mix them if you're a vegan and get what you need. The animal protein sources (red meat, fish, milk, poultry) are well balanced. ...Read more

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What are branched chain amino acids and are they like regular amino acids?

What are branched chain amino acids and are they like regular amino acids?

Let me explain: The essential branched chain Amino Acids include leucine, isoleucine, and valine are of special importance for athletes because they are metabolized in the muscle, rather than in the liver. Theoretically, after digestion once protein is broken down into individual Amino Acids these Amino Acids can either be used to build new proteins or be burned as fuel to produce energy. ...Read more

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I'm a PT & have been informed/taught that we have 8 amino acids. I googled about it & found that there are a possible 9. Are there 8 or 9?

I'm a PT & have been informed/taught that we have 8 amino acids. I googled about it & found that there are a possible 9. Are there 8 or 9?

Nine: The nine essential amino acids are: histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine. Essential means that the body cannot manufacture these amino acids from others in the diet. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How does taurine differ from amino acids?

Non-essential: Taurine is an amino acid that is essential for cats but optional for humans. So it only differs in its need but not its structure. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if I take amino acids during a wrestling tournament?

I'm curious what could happen if I take amino acids during a wrestling tournament?

Nothing much: You'll get the same benefit as you would from eating a nice steak, minus the iron. Wrestling's a great sport if you enjoy it -- have fun. ...Read more

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Are protein and amino acids the same thing if proteins are made of amino acids?

Are protein and amino acids the same thing if proteins are made of amino acids?

Not exactly: Just like you can use wood to build many different styles of houses, but you would not consider a pile of wood and a house to be the same thing, you use Amino acids to build proteins. Depending on which amino acids are present and how they are combined you get different proteins. Amino acids are the simpler building blocks of more complex proteins. ...Read more

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Does Creatine and Amino Acids really build muscle?

Does Creatine and Amino Acids really build muscle?

Yes: No studies have shown creatine improving performance for endurance athletes. It has been shown to improve maximal lifting weight when creatine is used along with resistance training. No effect was shown in women or older men. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. A diet high in protein would assist in muscle growth when taken along with resistance training. ...Read more

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Can depression be helped by supplementing with amino acids?

Can depression be helped by supplementing with amino acids?

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 opportunity for neutral to negative effects by experimenting with supplements. Talk with your doctor about your sx &otc products you use /are considering. There are many treatments (including cognitive therapy) with strong evidence they work for many. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are amino acids important for building muscle?

I'm wondering why are amino acids important for building muscle?

Building blocks: Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins in the body. Proteins are molecules that are important in the synthesis and growth of new tissues (such as skeletal muscles). Amino acids are essential for building new tissues. ...Read more

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How come I feel less depressed since supplementing with complete amino acids?

How come I feel less depressed since supplementing with complete amino acids?

Amino Acids: Amino acids make neurotransmitters so these brain chemicals may be helping your mood elevate, of course there is also the possibility of a placebo effect or possibly some other factor in your life is helping you to feel more positive. Best wishes. ...Read more