Amino-Acids

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L-Carnitine Benefits Hold the Key to Good Health

…convinced me that L-carnitine benefits truly do hold the key to better health. What is L-carnitine? It's a water-soluble nutrient produced from the amino acids lysine and methionine and it's found in all living tissue. The highest concentrations of L-carnitine are found in the adrenal glands, skeletal, and…

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Information About Eggs & Heart Health

…protein-rich choice for breakfast, or any meal of the day for that matter. They’re also an excellent mood-booster, containing all of the basic amino acids necessary to produce essential neurotransmitters, including serotonin. Eggs are also rich in sulfur and magnesium, both good for your heart. They’re…

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4 Ways to Short-Circuit the Winter Blues

…take St. John’s wort. * Eat your way to a brighter mood. Eat a low-sugar, high-protein diet. Include eggs in your diet which contain the basic amino acids to support the formation of dopamine and serotonin, two neurotransmitters that help lift your mood. For mild to moderate SAD, I recommend trying…

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5 Easy, Natural Cures for the Health Hazards of Summer

…production, I recommend covering up. If despite your best efforts you get sunburned, you can sooth it with gel from the Aloe Vera plant. Aloe contains amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and salicylate (an aspirin-like substance) to help reduce inflammation, pain, and blistering. * Bruises. Take three to five…

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The Health Benefits of Eating Garlic

It's amazing how many nutrients are packed into a single glove of garlic: 33 sulfur compounds, 17 amino acids, antioxidants such as germanium and selenium, and multiple vitamins and minerals. These beneficial chemical compounds, including a substance called allicin, give garlic its unmistakable odor…

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Your Questions Answered

…pressure. He correctly noted that nattokinase is a type of protein and asked how it's possible that it isn't broken down into individual (an inactive) amino acids prior to absorption. Thanks for this question, John. I should have been more specific in my recommendation because there are some types of nattokinase…

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4 Foods for Depression

…are four foods for depression I recommend adding to your diet. Four Foods for Depression and Anxiety 1. Eat more eggs. Eggs contain all the basic amino acids necessary to produce essential neurotransmitters, including serotonin. They are also rich in sulfur and magnesium, both good for your heart. Eat…

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