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Can the body store the extra amount of the tyrosine?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
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In brief: No

Tyrosine is not stored.
The body has a way of making it directly, so it is not an "essential amino acid, " meaning one that you have to get from food. It gets caught up in a number of different systems in the brain and the rest of the body, and what doesn't get used gets metabolized and excreted.

In brief: No

Tyrosine is not stored.
The body has a way of making it directly, so it is not an "essential amino acid, " meaning one that you have to get from food. It gets caught up in a number of different systems in the brain and the rest of the body, and what doesn't get used gets metabolized and excreted.
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