A Balanced Formula of 18 L-Crystalline Amino Acids
in the amino-acid dependent synthesis of
AminoBlend™ capsules, provided by Douglas
neurotransmitters and other nitrogenous compounds
Laboratories, contain a nutritionally balanced mixture
of essential, conditionally essential, and important
AminoBlend was formulated to provide optimal
non-essential amino acids in their physiological L-
amounts of those dietary amino acids that are most
important in balancing a physiological plasma amino acid profile.
Amino acids have many functions in the body. They are the building blocks for all body proteins—
AminoBlend capsules may be a useful nutritional
structural proteins that build muscle, connective
adjunct for individuals who wish to obtain a balanced
tissues, bones and other structures, and functional
spectrum of nutritionally important amino acids.
proteins in the form of thousands of metabolically
active enzymes. Amino acids provide the body with
the nitrogen that is essential for growth and
maintenance of all tissues and structures.
Proteins and amino acids also serve as a source of
L-Lysine, L-Arginine, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Alanine,
energy, providing about 4 calories per gram.
L-Threonine, L-Histidine, L-Cystine, L-Methionine, L-Glutamine, L-Tyrosine, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Valine, L-
Aside from these general functions, individual amino
Glutamic Acid, L-Phenylalanine, Glycine, L-Serine, and L-
acids also have specific functions in many aspects of
human physiology and biochemistry. Amino acids serve as precursors for many nitrogenous substances.
These include heme, purines, pyrimidines, hormones,
Two capsules, three times daily at the start of a meal,
and neuro-transmitters, including biologically active
peptides. In addition, many proteins contain amino acids that have been modified for a specific function,
e.g., calcium binding or collagen cross-linking.
In the fasting state, blood plasma contains all metabolically important amino acids in characteristic
concentrations, and each amino acid is present in a
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light.
defined ratio relative to the others. After a meal, the
ratios of plasma amino acids change to reflect amino acid intake, but return later to their original levels.
Normal plasma amino acid levels are extremely
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