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Amino-9 Essentials Powder - 330 gm
  • Complete "Free-Form" Blend of all 9 Essential Amino Acids

Amino acids are the subunits that make up proteins.  They are necessary for the function of all cells, for tissue repair, and for the production of enzymes and neurotransmitters.  The body uses 20 amino acids to construct proteins, but nine "essential amino acids" cannot be made by the human body and must be supplied by the diet in order to achieve proper protein synthesis and maintain overall health.

People with limited diets or poor digestion may not get enough essential amino acids from their diet.  In contrast to proteins or peptide-bound amino acids, NOW Amino-9 Essentials contains all 9 essential amino acids in their superior free-form state and in the proportions recommended by the National Academy of Sciences to optimize protein synthesis and tissue repair for adults age 19 and over.

Amino acids assist in muscle building and help reverse muscle breakdown, which can aid in building muscle mass. Exercise science research suggests that these tendencies may also assist in enhancing exercise performance in endurance sports.

Amino acids and protein are known to aid in the muscle-building process when used in conjunction with resistance exercise, but research indicates amino acids may also benefit muscles that are not being trained.  Although amino acid supplements are often associated with athletes, supplementation may benefit anyone,  because amino acids produce enzymes and are also involved in mood, concentration, sleep

Research has shown that athletes, body builders and others with a physically demanding lifestyle can experience better performance and stamina when they take amino acid supplements.
Amino acids can help speed recovery time in those who have experienced physical trauma or have undergone surgery.

Vegetarians, and especially vegans, may find it difficult to obtain enough protein from their diet. Taking amino acid supplements can really help to fill the protein gap.

NOW Foods was founded in 1968 under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty-five years, they have made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them.

Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while they have grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed – their commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.

Serving Size: 2 1/4 Level Teaspoons (5.5 g)- Servings Per Container: 60

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories   20    
L-Leucine   981 mg   †  
    (from L-Lysine Monohydrochloride)  
888 mg   †  
L-Phenylalanine   771 mg   †  
L-Valine   561 mg   †  
L-Threonine   468 mg   †  
L-Isoleucine   444 mg   †  
L-Methionine   443 mg   †  
    (from L-Histidine Monohydrochloride)  
328 mg   †  
L-Tryptophan   117 mg   †  
Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, mix 2 1/4 level teaspoons with 8 fl. oz. of juice or your favorite beverage 1 to 3 times daily.  Competitive athletes and individuals engaged in resistance training may take 2 servings 3 times daily.  Taking with juice or other beverages is recommended due to bitter taste of free-form amino acids.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® L-Carnitine, D-Ribose and Creatine.

Other ingredients:  None.

Contains no:  salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

Caution:  Keep out of reach of children.  Pregnant/lactating women, those taking anti-depressant medications (such as SSRI's or MAOI's), or those with liver disorders, high blood pressure or phenylketonuria (PKU) should consult a health care practitioner before using this product.

Non-GMO   GMP  

Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Pregnant/lactating women, those taking anti-depressant medications (such as SSRI's or MAOI's), or those with liver disorders, high blood pressure or phenylketonuria (PKU) should consult a health care practitioner before using this product.

Caution: Do Not Eat Freshness Packet Enclosed.

This product is sold by weight not volume.

Store in a cool, dry place. Please Recycle.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.



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