Among amino acids and proteins, at Naturitas we want to highlight the importance of lysine. It is an essential amino acid for humans and must be provided by the diet. In case this is not the case or the diet is not able to cover the minimum needs of lysine, then supplements can help.
What is lysine and what is it for?
Lysine is one of the 8 essential amino acids for human beings and is used to build muscle mass , therefore, it is an important supplement for people who practice sports and who want to improve their performance.
What is the function of lysine?
The most important function of lysine is that it builds muscle tissue . But it is also that it helps the body absorb calcium, favors the production of carnitine and prevents the decrease in energy after sports practice.
When to take lysine?
It is advisable to take lysine to those athletes who do not want to lose muscle mass , who do not reach the minimum contribution (500 mg - 1000 mg per day) or who want to improve their performance. Also, if advised by a health professional.