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Amino Acids Are Essential

Amino Acids Are Essential


       
Amino Acids In Therapy Amino Acids in Therapy
A Guide to the Therapeutic Application of Protein Constituents
       

Everything you need to know about these essential building blocks of life

  • How they keep you healthy
  • Effects of deficiencies
  • Best food sources

by Leon Chaitow, D.O., N.D.

Paperback

ISBN:
0892812877

112 Pages

Pub 1985
       

A comprehensive guide to all aspects of amino acid therapy and the conditions responsive to treatment. Contents cover:

  • Why Individual Requirements Differ
  • Assessing Individual Requirements
  • Amino Acids and Protein
  • Amino Acids and the Body Cycles
  • Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
  • Conditions Suitable for Amino Acid Therapy
       

--- Table of Contents ---

  • 1. Amino Acid Profile
  • 2. The First Principles
  • 3. Individual Requirements
  • 4. Amino Acids and Protein
  • 5. Amino Acids and the Body Cycles
  • 6. Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
  • 7. Individual Amino Acids: Theraputic Roles
  • Essential Amino Acids:
    arginine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine,
    lysine, methionine, phenylalanine,
    threonine, tryptophan, valine
  • Non-Essential Amino Acids:
    alanine, b-alanine, carnitine, cysteine and cystine, GABA (gama aminobutyric acid), glutamine and glutamic acid, glycine, proline, taurine, tyrosine
  • 8. Therapeutic Uses of Amino Acids -- A Summary
  • 9. Major Areas of Therapeutic Application of Amino Acid Therapy
  • 10. Summary of Therapeutic Dosages and Cautions
Appendix: Essential Amino Acid Content of Common Foods
Useful Addresses
Index
 

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