Key amino acid in the processes involved in reducing fatigue and imcreasing physical endurance.
Over 70% of the human body is made up of amino acids. L-glutamine is the most abundant of all and is present in the muscles and in the blood and, in moderate amounts, even in the nervous system, intestine, liver and heart. Hence the wide variety of processes it is involved in.
Una dieta a basso contenuto di proteine, un’attività fisica di particolare intensità o il semplice avanzare dell’età, potrebbero generare una carenza di lisina, uno dei nove amminoacidi essenziali per il corretto funzionamento del nostro corpo.
Red meat, plant protein derived from soy beans, avocados, and dairy products are a good source of carnitine. Famous studies conducted in Germany have shown that a lack of carnitine in the diet slows down fat metabolism, increasing adipose tissue in the body.
Naturally produced by the body from L-arginine, this amino acid is undergoing study and research to assess its role in assisting thymus gland function.
Its adaptogenic properties, which help improve the body’s response to various types of stress, explain the extensive use of this amino acid by fighter jets pilots during the Falklands war, to keep them focused and more awake for longer.