In contrast to proteins or peptide-bound amino acids, NOW® Amino-9 Essentials™ contains all 9 essential amino acids in their superior free-form state and in the proportions recommended by the National Academy of Sciences to optimize protein synthesis and tissue repair for adults age 19 and over.
- Supports muscle recovery
- Supports Energy
- Supports Endurance
- Essential Amino acids
Amino acids are the subunits that make up proteins. They are necessary for the function of all cells, for tissue repair, and for the production of enzymes and neurotransmitters. The body uses 20 amino acids to construct proteins, but nine "essential amino acids" cannot be made by the human body and must be supplied by the diet in order to achieve proper protein synthesis and maintain overall health. People with limited diets or poor digestion may not get enough essential amino acids from their diet.
Serving Size: 2 1/4 Level Teaspoons (5.5 g)
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.* Daily Value not established
Other ingredients: none Contains no: salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Warnings: Before using product, seek advice from a health care practitioner if you are unaware of your current health condition or have any pre-existing medical condition including but not limited to: high or low blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmia, stroke, heart, liver or thyroid disease, anxiety, depression, seizure disorder, psychiatric disease, diabetes, pernicious anemia, difficulty urinating due to prostate enlargement or if you are taking an MAO inhibitor or any other medication. Do not use if you are pregnant, nursing, prone to dehydration or exposed to excessive heat. Reduce or discontinue use if sleeplessness, tremors, dizziness, nervousness, headaches, or heart palpitations occur. This product is only intended to be consumed by healthy adults 18-50 years of age.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
As a dietary supplement, mix 2 1/4 level teaspoons with 8 fl oz of juice or your favorite beverage 1 to 3 times daily. Competitive athletes and individuals engaged in resistance training may take 2 servings 3 times daily. Taking with juice or other beverage is recommended due to bitter taste of free-form amino acids. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW L-Carnitine, D-Ribose and Creatine.
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