• 28 May 2024

amino acids

Amino acids are the basic building blocks of proteins . There are 20 different amino acids whose combination gives us a huge number of proteins (10,000 different), which in turn participate in basic and vital functions of the body. Proteins in fact make us what we are!

Of the 20 amino acids, 9 are classified as essential (EAA) for our diet, since our body cannot synthesize them and we must take them exclusively from food (or supplements)

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The BCAA’s amino acids 🧪 Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine

Leucine, isoleucine, and valine, the branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), make up about one-third of muscle protein. They belong to the group of 9 essential amino acids that our body can…

Eggs 🥚 Nutrition Facts, Proteins and Amino acids

The egg is not only at the top of foods with high biological value protein but is itself the measure of the comparison set by scientists (BV 100) for the…

Glutamine 💪 The amino acid of the muscles and its properties

Glutamine is an amino acid that belongs to the group of non-essential amino acids as our body can synthesize it endogenously on its own. Glutamine is the most abundant and…

The Macronutrients 🍽 Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats

There are 3 different types of macronutrients that give us energy ⚡ and these are Carbohydrates, Protein and fat. Each food contains at least one of them or is a…