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Lean Pockets Pepperoni Pizza

Lean Pockets
Protein: 13 g
Carbohydrates: 43 g
Sugars: 7g
Fat: 3.5 g
Saturated Fat: 3.5 g
Cholesterol: 25 mg…

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Getting Protein Sources

It’s important to eat protein throughout the day. Sometimes protein is hard to find, especially since many sources need refrigeration. Here’s a list that highlights convenience and decisions involved in various protein sources.

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Glutamic Acid (Glutamate) L-Glutamic Acid GLU

Formula: C5H9NO4 Molecular weight: 147.13 Glutamate is a key molecule in the citric acid cycle and cellular metabolism. Glutamate is a principal excitatory neurotransmitter. GABA is synthesized from glutamate. GABA (a non-standard amino acid) is a principal inhibitory neurotransmitter. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) patients have elevated levels of glutamate […]

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Amino Acids

There are 20 known standard amino acids, which are well known as components of protein (proteinogenic), but some are also important as neurotransmitters or intermediary for synthesis of other molecules. The sequence of amino acids in a protein are related to the function of that protein and are determined by the genetic code in the […]

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Arginine Role in Gastroprotection and Ulcer Healing

Researchers concluded that: (1) the protective activity of L-arginine involves
gastric hyperemia (blood flow increase) mediated by NO (nitric oxide) …

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Arginine, L-Arginine ARG

Formula: C6H14N4O2 Molecular weight: 174.20 Nitric Oxide (NO) precursor. Used by athletes to promote hemodilation or ‘pump’ during workout. Involved in synthesis of nitric oxide from L-Arginine and nitric oxide synthase reaction. NO2 Hemodilator NO2 is a powerful nitric oxide generating, performance enhancing HEMODILATOR. In a double-blind clinical trial conducted at Baylor University, NO2 was […]

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Glutamine L-Glutamine GLN

Formula: C5H10N2O3 Molecular weight: 146.14 The only amino acid with two Nitrogen atoms. More coming soon!

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