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Lysine - An Essential Amino Acid for Good Health

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 tissue 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.*

Featuring: Pure Powder, Supports Collagen Synthesis*, Healthy Immune Function*.

As we age, it becomes more and more important to pay attention to our diets and make sure we are getting all the nutrients we need for good health. Amino acids are essential nutrients that our bodies need to function properly, and lysine is one of those essential amino acids. Let's take a closer look at lysine and why it is so important for our health.

What is Lysine?

Lysine is an essential amino acid that our bodies cannot produce on their own. This means that we must obtain lysine through our diet or through supplementation. Foods that are high in protein tend to be high in lysine, such as meats, fish, dairy products, legumes, and grains.

Lysine plays an important role in the production of all proteins in the body. Proteins are responsible for many functions in our bodies, such as cell repair and growth, hormone production, enzymes, antibodies, and more. In addition to being necessary for protein production, lysine also helps to maintain the structural proteins collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are responsible for keeping our skin healthy and strong.

Lysine also serves as a precursor to carnitine. Carnitine is necessary for fat metabolism and energy production. Furthermore, lysine may help support a healthy immune system as well as proper cardiovascular function.*

As you can see, lysine is an important amino acid that offers many benefits for our health. If you feel like you are not getting enough lysine through your diet alone, there are many supplements available that can help you get the lysine your body needs. A healthy diet rich in protein-rich foods or supplementation with a quality lysine supplement can help you maintain good health as you age.*

Suggested Usage: Take 1/4 level teaspoon daily.

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Level Teaspoon (approx. 552 mg)

Servings Per Container: about 822

Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value

L-Lysine (from 552 mg L-Lysine Hydrochloride) 435 mg

**Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: None.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish, tree nut or sesame 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.

Do not eat freshness packet enclosed.

NOW® L-Lysine is a Pharmaceutical Grade essential amino acid.

Natural color variation may occur in this product.

This product is sold by weight not volume.

Packaged and quality tested in the USA.

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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