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Taurine and Beta-Alanine

Taurine and Beta-Alanine

We will look at two of the most popular amino acids for sports purposes – taurine and beta-alanine. Often, we can see them together in complex formulas, and many consumers take them as part of their stack, but because of their metabolic features, their combined intake may not be as effective, and some are even […]

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Taurine

Taurine

Originally considered to be a simple and harmless amino acid, with no special contribution to human health, Taurine has gained a whole new reputation in recent years. From a non-essential amino acid, today the taurine is considered conditionally essential and is being studied for the treatment and prevention of a number of serious diseases that […]

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L-Arginine

L-Arginine

L-Arginine, shortly arginine is a positive amino acid, classified as semi-essential and conditionally essential. Every fitness enthusiast has heard of this supplement, but few people know it neutralizes the free radicals. What is L-Arginine? Usually the organism synthesizes sufficient amounts of arginine to meet its needs. However, there are some cases in which this is […]

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Glutamine

Glutamine

Glutamine is the most common amino acid in the body and as such, it is rarely in sufficient amounts. The variety of bodily processes it is involved in, often makes the body choose different sources of this substance for one metabolite pathway or another. What is glutamine? L-Glutamine (glutamine) is a non-essential amino acid, which […]

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L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine

This is one of the supplements that is most often associated with fat loss. However, most people only define it as a fat loss supplement and are completely unaware about this amino acid overall. What is L-Carnitine? This is a natural, non-protein amino acid, which was first derived from meat during the beginning of 20th […]

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Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs)

Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs)

Now it’s time to pay some attention to one very common supplement, which was used by the majority of athletes throughout the years. We can consider the BCAA supplements a top-notch supplement, simply because they are well-researched and widely used. Even more to that, our foods do not consist of these amino acids. Modern researches […]

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