Nonessential Amino Acid

Definition of Nonessential Amino Acid:

An amino acid which the body can create its own supply of if the diet is lacking in sources of it.

Also: Non-essential Amino Acid

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Alanine

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“Alanine is a non-essential amino acid.  It supports the immune system and strengthens it by producing antibodies; it aids in the metabolism of glucose; it is an important source of energy for muscle tissue, the...”

Arginine

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“A nonessential amino acid but may be essential for individuals with certain diseases or nutritional concerns...”
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Asparagine

...as a treatment
“A non-essential amino acid, asparagine maintains central nervous system balance.”

Aspartic Acid

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Non-essential amino acid.  Improves fatigue, increases stamina and cellular energy...”

Citrulline

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“A non-essential amino acid, citrulline promotes energy and stimulates the immune system.”

Cysteine

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“A nonessential amino acid but may be essential for individuals with certain diseases or nutritional concerns...”

Cysteine / N-Acetylcysteine (NAC)

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“N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is an altered form of the non-essential amino acid cysteine, which is commonly found in food and synthesized by the body...”

Cystine

...as a treatment
Non-essential amino acid.  The N-Acetyl form of Cysteine; helps prevent chemotherapy side-effects and radiation therapy side effects; increases glutathione levels in the lungs, kidneys, liver and bone...”
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“A nonessential amino acid but may be essential for individuals with certain diseases or nutritional concerns...”

GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid)

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Non-essential amino acid.  Necessary for brain metabolism – truly a "brain food"...”
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Glutamic Acid

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Non-essential amino acid.  Required for the metabolism of fats and sugars...”

Glutamine

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“...It was once thought to be a non-essential amino acid, but now we consider this as a "conditionally essential amino acid"...”

Ornithine

...as a treatment
“A non-essential amino acid, Ornithine has anti-aging properties, prompts the release of growth hormone, and promotes metabolism of excess body fat...”
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“A nonessential amino acid but may be essential for individuals with certain diseases or nutritional concerns...”

Taurine

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“A nonessential amino acid but may be essential for individuals with certain diseases or nutritional concerns...”

Tyrosine

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“A nonessential amino acid but may be essential for individuals with certain diseases or nutritional concerns...”
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