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Category: Amino Acids

How Do Amino Acids Affect Fat Metabolism?

When it comes to nutrients and bioactive substances, most people are familiar with vitamins and minerals, but less knowledgeable about amino acids. These biologically important compounds, much like vitamins and minerals, can impact fat metabolism and weight loss in profound ways.  These are some examples of amino acids with roles in weight management: Asparagine: First isolated and so named due to its presence in asparagus, this amino acid increases insulin sensitivity, which... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Friday, February 10, 2017

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