Amino Acids Play a Foundational Role in the Body’s Performance.

Essential Functions Deficiency possible CHALLENGES Food Sources
Histidine Red cell production, involved in protein formation and metabolic activity. Eczema, joint stiffness, muscle pain. Beef, lamb, cheese, pork, chicken, turkey, soy, fish, nuts, seeds, eggs, beans, and whole grains.
Isoleucine BCAA. Energy in muscles, aids in recovery, hemoglobin production. Dizziness, fatigue, headaches, confusion, irritability, and depression. Pork, beef, chicken, cheese, wheat germ, legumes, seeds
Leucine BCAA. Energy and endurance, maintains blood sugar, and human growth hormone. Headaches, fatigue, irritability, confusion. Seeds, pork, beef, chicken, cheese, fish, beans.
Lysine Builds immunity, protein synthesis, aids in digestion, helps calcium absorption. Anemia, bloodshot eyes, fever blisters, hair loss, apathy. Eggs, beans, lentils, beef, chicken, fish, cheese.
Methionine Precursor to creatine, increases anti- oxidants, reduce cholesterol, liver cleanse. High cholesterol, liver damage, oxidative damage to cells. Meat, eggs, dairy, seeds, legumes.
Phenylalanine Enhances memory, learning, mood, alertness, collagen, suppresses appetite. Depression, vitilago (skin disorder), ADHD. Chicken, fish, meat, eggs, cheese, dairy.
Threonine Detoxifier of liver, builds collagen, bone, connective tissue. Neurological dysfunction, skin disorders, muscle or skeletal weakness. Beef, pork, soy, fish, cottage cheese
Tryptophan Precursor to serotonin = sleep/calming, stimulates growth hormone. Insomnia, depression, anxiety, PMS. Cheese, turkey, chicken, nuts, seeds, oats, beans, lentils, red meat, eggs.
Valine BCAA. Muscle metabolism, tissue repair, energy source, balances nitrogen. Inability to absorb proteins, mental instability, insomnia. Cheese, beef, lamb, nuts, seeds, mushrooms, pork.
Conditionally Essential Functions Deficiency possible CHALLENGES Food Sources
Arginine Increases insulin, growth hormones, collagen and stimulates immune system. Hair loss, poor wound healing, skin rash. Beef, chicken, fish, nuts, whole.
Cysteine Building block for glutathione, fights oxidative stress to brain and lungs. Apathy, fluid retention, lethargy, weakness. Chicken, turkey, duck, yogurt, eggs, sunflower seeds nuts.
Glutamine Immune system function, supports kidney and GI tract, memory & focus. Anxiety, sugar cravings, constipation, weak wound healing, mood swings. Meats, nuts, seeds, eggs, asparagus, cabbage.
Glycine Builds muscle mass, memory & cognitive thinking, increases glutathione productions. Muscle pain, insomnia, headaches. Green leafy veggies, cauliflower, pumpkin, bananas, meat, poultry, eggs and fish.
Proline Forms connective tissue & heart muscle, strengthens joints, aids in collagen. None known, but strict vegetarians and those with eating disorder could be at risk. Cheese, poultry, tuna, fish, soybeans.
Tyrosine Important for glandular systems, reduces body fat, appetite, and stress. Low blood pressure, low body temperature and restless leg syndrome. Cheese, fish, pork, poultry, soybeans
Non-Essential Functions Deficiency possible CHALLENGES Food Sources
Alanine Maintains and converts glucose into energy, removes toxins from liver. None known, but strict vegetarians and those with eating disorder could be at risk. Turkey, fish, poultry, egg whites, seaweed.
Asparagine Synthesizes proteins, helps maintain equilibrium, supports liver cleansing. Poor metabolism, depression, headaches. Beef, chicken, dairy, seafood, asparagus, soy, eggs.
Aspartic Acid Energy production, stimulates synapses in central nervous system (brain/spine). Fatigue, depression. Beef, clams, bacon, seafood, poultry, cheese.
Glutamic Acid Metabolizes sugar & fats, stimulates over 70% of brain synapses. None known, but strict vegetarians and those with eating disorder could be at risk. Seafood, cheese, beef, veal.
Serine Metabolizes fat, produces antibodies & immune globin’s -fights disease & toxins. Fatigue, confusion, depression, anxiety. Soybeans, fish, cheese, beef, poultry.

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