Amino Acids Aid Recovery After Surgery

Good news has been announced for the many thousands of people who undergo arthroplasty every year. This surgical procedure, also known as total knee replacement, is effective in relieving pain and restoring mobility, but patients often suffer after surgery from…

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SAMe in Depression and Osteoarthritis

SAMe is a natural compound that can be found in every human cell. It is involved in more than 36 biochemical processes within the human body. A 2002 American meta-analysis confirms the use of SAMe (S-adenosyl-L-methionine) as an effective antidepressant…

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Foods Rich In Amino Acids

Amino acids occur in different concentrations within different food types. We have complied information on the most important amino acids and their concentrations within certain foods. The respective amino acid and protein values are indicated as a percentage per 100…

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Amino acids may help treat autism

Autism and epilepsy are a tough combination when brought together, but recent research conducted by groups at the Universities of California, San Diego and Yale has brought some hope to those afflicted. Autism and Epilepsy The research, published in the…

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Protecting muscle mass with leucine

As people age retaining muscle mass is harder. The loss of muscle mass is termed sarcopenia. This is the Greek term for “loss of flesh”. Human muscles are typically classified as either Type I or Type II. Sarcopenia affects Type…

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