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Lysine - An Essential Amino Acid
Lysine is an essential amino acid that must be obtained through the diet or through supplementation. Lysine is necessary for the production of all proteins in the body, and is required for the maintenance of the structural proteins collagen and elastin, which form all connective tissues such as skin, tendon, and bone. Lysine is also a precursor to carnitine, which is needed for fat metabolism and energy production. In addition, lysine may help to support a healthy immune system and proper cardiovascular function.
Lysine helps the body fight cold sores and shingles. Lysine can be found in red meat, poultry, fish, and dairy products. It can also be taken as a supplement. The recommended dose is 1-3 grams per day.
What are the benefits of lysine?
Lysine provides many benefits for the body.* It helps to produce all proteins in the body, including enzymes, hormones, and collagen.* Collagen is responsible for healthy skin, hair, tendons, and bones.* Lysine also helps to form carnitine, which aids in fat metabolism and energy production.* Additionally, lysine may help to support a healthy immune system.* Finally, lysine appears to play a role in proper cardiovascular function.*
What foods contain lysine?
Lysine can be found in red meat, poultry, fish, and dairy products.* Good sources of lysine include lamb, turkey breast, wild caught salmon, and tuna fish. Save your self the calories and possible contamination by taking a Lysine supplement daily.
How much lysine should I take?
The recommended dose is 1-3 grams per day.* Lysine is available in supplement form and can be found at most health food stores.
Lysine is an essential amino acid that must be obtained through diet or supplementation. Lysine provides many benefits for the body including protein production, collagen formation, decreased cold sore occurrences, aiding in fat metabolism, energy production, supporting a healthy immune system, and improved cardiovascular function. Give it a Try today!
Suggested Usage: Take 1 tablet 1 to 2 times daily.
?Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings Per Container: 100
Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value
L-Lysine (from 1,270 mg L-Lysine Hydrochloride) 1 g (1,000 mg)
**Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Vegetarian Coating, Croscarmellose Sodium and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
This product has twice the L-Lysine (1,000 mg per tablet) as in our regular strength product (500 mg per tablet).
NOW® L-Lysine is a pharmaceutical grade essential amino acid.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Made and quality tested in the USA with globally sourced ingredients.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Family owned since 1968.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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