The Importance of Amino Acids
"The knowledge of nutrition is the most helpful thing in
the field of medicine because of the constant need for food during health as well as
Maimonides, > a thousand years ago
There is a great deal of scientific
information on amino acid structure and biochemical functioning. However, medical
professionals and health-concerned individuals are typically most interested in the amino
acid function. This web site provides information on each of the 20 "primary"
amino acids as well as many of the "secondary" or "minor amino acids" so that you can better understand the powerful role amino acids play in your life.
Information on amino acids is presented at
three levels depending on your interest/background:
1) General Introduction to Amino Acids
Targeted to consumers/clients
Function of Each Amino Acid
Useful information for medical professionals and consumers alike
Scientific and Medical Information for Each Amino Acid
Targeted towards medical professionals but an excellent resource for anybodys specific questions. Visit Nutraceutical Search and search on the amino acid
that you are interested in by area of interest.
4) ISM’s searchable nutraceutical research database
“Nutraview” is a portal into hundreds of abstracts from peer-reviewed literature on the positive impact that nutraceuticals have on various diseases and chronic conditions.