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L-Lysine 500mg

L-Lysine 500mg “free form” amino acid, 500mg plus 10mg vitamin B6 for improved absorption and utilisation.

Lysine is a building block for protein. It’s an essential amino acid because your body cannot make it, so you need to obtain it from food.

It’s important for normal growth and muscle turnover and used to form carnitine, a substance found in most cells of your body. What’s more, it helps transport fats across your cells to be burned for energy.

L-lysine is the form of lysine your body can utilize. It’s naturally found in food and is the type used in supplements.

L-Lysine primarily used for the prevention and to speed up the recovery of herpes infection (eg: cold sore virus, shingles, genital herpes). It has also known for its benefits for heart health, as it helps to strengthen the tissue in the walls of the artery.

For more information call into your local Healthfood store.

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