What Are Amino Acids?

Amino acids are molecules that combine to form proteins in the body. As the building blocks of proteins, they play a critical role in allowing your body to function correctly. Your body has thousands of different proteins which all stem from 20 different kind of amino acids, which affect things like hormones, brain function, metabolism and tissue growth.
Sources: Cleveland Clinic

How Much Do I Need?

The recommended daily amount of the 9 essential amino acids per 2.2 lbs of body weight is:

  • Histidine - 14mg
  • Isoleucine - 19mg
  • Leucine - 42mg
  • Lysine - 38mg
  • Methionine - 19mg
  • Phenylalanine - 33mg
  • Threonine - 20mg
  • Tryptophan - 5mg
  • Valine - 24mg

Source: Cleveland Clinic

Our Formulation

Anea Protein provides the following amount of the 9 essential amino acids.