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Amino Acid of the Week: L-Phenylalanine by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 10:13pm Lucky Blog continues to explain the importance of amino acids. This week we focus on L-Phenylalanine (LPA), one of the top selling amino acids on Lucky Vitamin. L-Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid, which performs as an antidepressant and pain reliever with many therapeutic roles. Besides helping to control depression, it helps improve ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer: Phenylketoneuria/Phenylalanine by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 11 Feb 2009 2:43pm Every time I pick up a pack of gum, I see a warning that says "phenylketoneurics: contains phenylalanine" What IS phenylalanine and why would it need to have a warning associated with it? I'm concerned because I enjoy chewing gum while I'm working out but haven't been lately because of this additive. Any insight you could give me on thi ... Read on »
Phenylalanine, Parkinson’s Disease, and the possible connection between. by Krystal Plonski Posted Thu 05 Jul 2012 9:29pm Essential amino acids are compounds within the body that cannot be synthesized from something else, they must be obtained through supplemental means, such as through a person’s diet or nutritional capsules. Nonessential amino acids, as the name implies, can be synthesized from another amino acid, through the body’s own biochemical ma ... Read on »
Phenylalanine Derivatives by nih.gov Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: The present invention relates to novel phenylalanine derivatives, compositions and methods of using said derivatives to inhibit SH2 domain binding with a phosphoprotein. Additionally, the invention provides precursors suitable for preparing these phenylalanine derivatives. The therapy and proph ... Read on »
Health Benefits of R-Alpha Lipoic Acid, Glucosamine Products and DL-Phenylalanine by bestvite Posted Fri 21 Sep 2012 4:21pm R-Alpha Lipoic Acid: The R-Alpha Lipoic Acid functions as an effective anti-oxidant which offers antioxidant protection for eyes, nerves, the heart, kidneys and the pancreas. This has been clinically tested in humans and is in use in countries like Germany for more than 30 years, supporting the nerve health. R-Alpha Lipoic Acid is presently ... Read on »
A Note on L-Theanine 200mg, Resveratrol Supplements, DL-Phenylalanine 500mg, and 5htp 100mg by bestvite Posted Tue 30 Oct 2012 5:50pm L-Theanine 200mg According to several clinical studies, L-Theanine is considered as one of the effective source of amino acid which is exclusively found in tea plan and is the major ingredient. This is what contributes to the unusual taste of the green tea. Studies conducted on animals show that L-Theanine crosses the blood-brain barrier and t ... Read on »
DEPRESSION ~ How Low Will YOU Go? The Final Chapter by Dr. David Trybus Doctor of ChiropractyHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 26 Jul 2008 10:18am While this is the final chapter on this segment, it is by no means the end of the discussion.  Depression is still one of the most debilitating and "life stealing" disorders today. Clinical depression affects all aspects of a person's life. It impairs our ability to sleep, eat, work, and get along with others. It damages our self-esteem, self- ... Read on »
Aspartame: Genesis and its Side Effects by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 4:17am Introduction Some folks say that ‘ignorance is bliss’ and some say that ‘what you don’t know will definitely hurt you’, yet sometimes fact can be stranger than fiction (not unless you’ve already decided which saying in this case is fact or fiction). Controversy has been around long before the word ‘artificial sweetener’ came ... Read on »
Better Nutrition's amino acids guide by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP); 5-HTP has been effective in some conditions characterized by serotonin deficits, especially depression. It has also been effective in treating obesity, insomnia, fibromyalgia and chronic tension headaches. The African plant Griffonia simplicfolia, bananas, tomatoes, plums, avocados, eggplant, ... Read on »
Aspartame and PD by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 12:58am Posted on September 28th, 2011 by Sherri in Recently I was cautioned against drinking diet sodas, giving my granddaughter kids’ boxed juice drinks and more. This being due to the ingredients and concern over them. Primarily of concern was the ingredient phenylalanine (pronounced feen ull AL uh neen), which I was told, prolonged the shelf ... Read on »