9 essential amino acids

2nd October 2018PureNakedVegan

The essential amino acids, which are also referred to as indispensable are building block of protein that your body cannot produce and need to get from a food source.

Your body doesn’t store amino acids, so it needs a regular daily supply of these essential building blocks.

  1. histidine – only essential for infants
  2. Isoleucine (IIe)
  3. Leucine(Leu)
  4. Lysine (Lys)
  5. Methionine  (Met)
  6. Phenylalanine (Phe)
  7. Threonine (Thr)
  8. Tryptophan (Try)
  9. Valine (Val)

Additional Reading:

Amino acids


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