Amino acids

Histidine



Last update: 2.5.2017.

Histidine

Supplement Watch - Histidine

Histidine is an essential amino acid.

Essential amino acids cannot be created by the body from other other compounds. This is why these amino acids must be taken from food.

Our body needs histidine during periods of growth, stress, and recovery from illness and injury.

This nutrient is an essential amino acid for children.

What is Histidine needed for?

Helps in the formation of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin carries oxygen in the blood.

Growth

Repair of tissue

Where can you get Histidine?

Dietary sources include pork, poultry, cheese, and wheat germ.

External links

Wikipedia-Histidine MedlinePlus-Amino acids