L-Lysine (R&D Naturals) | Health Benefits

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Fat Metabolism
Helps convert fatty acids to energy, aiding in weight reduction.
Heart Health
L-lysine may be effective in decreasing some of the symptoms associated with angina.
Cholesterol Management
In the liver, l-lysine converts to carnitine which helps your body burn fat. Because of this fat-burning ability, studies have shown that lysine in the diet may result in decreased levels of LDL (or bad) cholesterol.
Body Growth
L-lysine is one of the primary components of proteins. Therefore, it is critical for proper body growth particularly in children. Because it helps your body absorb calcium, l-lysine is also critical for growing bones and other tissues. Low levels of lysine may lead to failure to grow due to a protein deficiency.
Anxiety and Stress Reduction
Studies report that lysine can reduce stress and anxiety in a population that consumed very low levels of l-lysine rich foods.
Skin Health
Promotes skin health through increased collagen formation.
Herpes Simplex Virus
L-lysine may act as an antiviral by blocking the production of the Herpes Simplex Virus. Studies suggest that following a diet rich in lysine (or taking a lysine supplement), while not curing the virus, may prevent outbreaks of genital herpes and cold sores associated with the herpes virus. L-lysine may also help herpes sores heal faster.
Migraines
Studies have shown L-Lysine to relieve migraines and other types of pain and inflammation.
Also supports the production of:
* Protein like enzymes
* Antibodies
* Hormones (particularly hGH) and neurotransmitters