9 Essential-Amino-Acids-Series: Volume 6: Methionine

What is it?…

Methionine helps in maintaining healthy skin.  When in its natural L-shape methionine is a proteinogenic amino acid meaning that it is a precursor to protein & is incorporated into proteins cotranslationally (during translation).

Methionine is important in forming all cartilage substances. Which suggests it could help with joint health & to reduce joint pain



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Uses of Methionine…

Methionine is used to prevent liver damage from Tylenol poisoning (a pain relief drug). It can also be used for treating liver disorders & to improve wound healing.

Methionine is also used to treat the following:

  • Depression
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Copper Poisoning
  • Radiation side effects
  • Schizophrenia
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Drug Withdrawl



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Where Does It Come From…

Methionine is found in high protein foods including:

  • Fish
  • Meats
  • Dairy Products

Remember to stick with lean meats in order to limit your fat content to the optimal amount per day.

For a full list of foods with the highest levels of methionine click here.


Optimal Amount To Take….

According to the NYU Langone Medical Centre, a healthy adult requires about 800 – 1,000 milligrams of methionine per day.

When taking a supplement – dosages are widely varied depending on the reason you are taking the supplement & personal requirements.

Whether it is to ensure your body is at the optimal 800-1,000 mg per day or to treat one of the above listed conditions – be sure to check with your doctor to determine the precise amount your body requires.


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To Your Best Health,

ShapeTrainer Daniel Grant




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