Amino acids


Last update: 1.5.2017.


Arginine is an nonessential amino acid.

Nonessential amino acids can be synthesized by the body in sufficient quantity to satisfy dietary needs.

Arginine is also conditionally essential. This means that in some cases it is essential.

What is Arginine needed for?

Muscle metabolism

Maintain nitrogen balance

Enhances immune function

Essential for good health of skin, liver, muscle and liver

Where can you get Arginine?

Meat, turkey, chicken, milk, cheese, pork, beef, many sea foods, wheat, peanuts, cashews, almond, walnut and chocolate.

External links

Wikipedia-Arginine MedlinePlus-Amino acids