Essential amino acid. Increases energy output; needed for hemoglobin formation; regulates and stabilizes blood sugar. One of three branched chain amino acids. Energy enhancing, endurance fortifying and it aids in healing – used by athletes.
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.
The oxygen-carrying protein of the blood found in red blood cells.