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Are Amino Acid Tablets Healthy For You
No: Well balanced diet is what you want and need. Amino acids may be deleterious to your health especially with constant use or lage amounts. The literature is not well defined on this but there were cases that suffered from serious side effects relating to Amino Acid supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day! I just want to gain weight. I take amino acid pill once a day. Can amino help me gain weight?
No: No; your height is determined primarily by your parents and grandparents height and is generally ' fixed' @ age 19 in boys and age17 in girls.Older people can " lose" height as they age by chronic osteopenic compression fractures...Bodybuilding can increase muscle mass and tone but not height. ...Read more
Wife bought me b-100 with amino acid blend, i usely take 2 a day, but this one has iron in it 9mg for 1 pill, so 18mg for 2, should I take?
Is the supplement l-tyrosine safe to take and have the health benefits reported for this amino acid been experimentally validated?
Unknown and no: As is true for most supplements, there are no good studies that demonstrate any true health benefits to l-tyrosine or other amino acids. Since there are no studies, we also do not know anything about their safety. The best thing is to eat a well balanced diet, avoid excess alcohol or other vices, and exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet & exercise: 100 grams of protein daily is the basal required. Amino acids are proteins & v.v.. You don't need more protein except for extremely stressful exercises and then you only need an ounce or so more. Your stomach is built to break down proteins into amino acids. Save your money and eat a Big Mac. It will be just as beneficial and taste better & you can take it before,during or after workout. ...Read more
Protein building: Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. However, don't assume that just taking Amino Acids leads to protein synthesis too many other factors are important...Generally, a balanced diet can give you all of the protein that you need see your doctor and perhaps a dietician. ...Read more
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