Now Foods, L-Lysine, Powder, 1 lb (454 g)
By Now Foods231 Reviews
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1.42 lbs (0.64 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00240
- UPC Code: 733739002402
- Package Quantity: 1 lb (454 g)
- Dimensions: 4.1 x 4.1 x 7 in, 1.2 lbs (0.54 kg)
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- Essential Amino Acid
- 100% Pure Powder
- Supports Healthy Connective Tissue
- Supports Calcium Absorption
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Now L-Lysine is a Pharmaceutical Grade essential amino acid.
L-Lysine is an essential amino acid, which means that it cannot be manufactured by the body and must be obtained through the diet or by supplementation. Lysine is necessary for the production of all protein in the body including hormones, enzymes, and antibodies, as well as carnitine and collagen, which is the structural protein forming all connective tissue such as skin, tendon, and bone. L-Lysine also plays a major role in calcium absorption. Some evidence suggests that L-Lysine supplementation may help to support a healthy immune system as well as proper cardiovascular function.
As a dietary supplement, take 1/4 level teaspoon daily, preferably with a meal. Consider taking these other NOW products: L-Proline, Zinc and AlliBiotic CF.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not eat freshness packet enclosed.
|Serving Size: 1/4 Level Teaspoon (552 mg)|
|Servings Per Container: about 822|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Lysine (from 552 mg of L-Lysine Hydrochloride)||435 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
God bless the reviewer who mentioned the Linus Pauling Heart Protocol. I had never heard of it. But I looked it up and ordered what I needed. Three days in the sinus condition that had plagued me for 20 years, often getting me up in the middle of the night for an hour til they cleared enough that I could go back to sleep, disappeared. Three weeks in I cut my heart meds in half. I feel good. I can breathe. I can walk. I want to. I want to dance, really. Yesterday I walked 9 blocks, and wasn't puffing until the last one. Three weeks ago I couldn't walk across the yard. God bless the reviewer, Linus Pauling, and Iherb. Looks like I'm going to live.
I use this to make custom drinks for myself. One is the Pauling heart protocol. The other drinks are based on Abe's proline cycle research - to help me on endurance based exercise or to help me preferentially use fat as fuel earlier in workouts or in general. I love this product, it takes time to mix in water - stir or shake it in and just let it sit for a few minutes and it will dissolve.