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When you digest a protein, essential amino acids are absorbed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It contains an amino acid that converts into a chemical called serotonin and, apparently, an imbalance can affect your mood and sleep. The Sun (2016) These amino acids are the building blocks of protein. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)These amino acids are called the limiting amino acids. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Of little value as sources of protein or essential amino acids. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Animal protein is expensive but is the best way of taking the essential amino acids essential for good growth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These are the essential amino acids. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Small amounts of amino acids were given to healthy volunteers aged 65 or more for three months. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An egg is the most complete source of protein, all the amino acids. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So-called "first-class" proteins contain all the essential amino acids in the right balance. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)Eight of these amino acids are called essential amino acids, because we must get them from our diet. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)A food which contains all the essential amino acids in the correct proportions is known as a high biological value protein. Technology Basic Facts (1990)What we really need are the eight or nine indispensable or essential amino acids, which are the "building blocks" of protein. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Though not essential in the diet because the body can make them itself, the other amino acids have essential roles in the body. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)A group of amino acids which have anti-ageing benefits. The Sun (2009)Not only could one amino acid be substituted for another in the course of evolution, but sometimes amino acids could be lost or gained. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)It's also gluten-free and contains all nine essential amino acids. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's full of amino acids and collagen, as well as minerals that nourish your cells and reduce inflammation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had already won it in 1958 for research on protein structures, which showed how amino acids form insulin. The Sun (2013)Some amino acids can be made in our bodies; others must be supplied in food: these are called essential amino acids. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)The essential amino acids During the course of evolution, mankind lost the ability to make some amino acids so they must be supplied from diet. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)
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