Valine

Essential amino acid. Anti-aging; has a stimulant effect; promotes mental vigor, muscle coordination and calms emotions. Valine is one of the branched chain amino acids.

 

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Amino Acid

An organic acid containing nitrogen chemical building blocks that aid in the production of protein in the body. Eight of the twenty-two known amino acids are considered "essential," and must be obtained from dietary sources because the body can not synthesize them.

Valine

An essential amino acid needed for optimal growth in infants and for nitrogen equilibrium in adults.

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