Amino acids

Essential amino acids

Last update: 2.5.2017.

Essential amino acids

Supplement Watch - Essential amino acids

Nine of the amino acids are essential for humans because they cannot be created by the body from other other compounds. This is why these amino acids must be taken from food.

The list of essential amino acids:

1. Histidine

2. Isoleucine

3. Leucine

4. Lysine

5. Methionine

6. Phenylalanine

7. Threonine

8. Tryptophan

9. Valine

External links

Wikipedia-Essential amino acid MedlinePlus-Amino acids