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Amino Acids and Your Immune System Response

Did you know: amino acids play a key role in regulating the body’s immune response?

Amino acids have important roles in the body, such as intermediates in metabolism, catalysts for most of the important reactions in living cells, as well as regulation of the immune system.

The immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues and organs which protect the human body against attack from foreign bodies, which could potentially lead to illness and disease. It is designed to defend against a wide variety of pathogenic organisms, such as bacteria and viruses.

Not only do amino acids play a key role in regulating the body’s immune response, but a deficiency of dietary protein or amino acids has long been known to impair immune function and increase the susceptibility of humans to infectious disease ( The lack of protein adversely affects the immune system and its ability to respond to foreign bodies.  However, supplementation of certain amino acids can significantly increase one’s capacity to resist infections as well as heal from them. This supplementation, or, “immunonutrition,” assists the optimal synthesis and concentration of a variety of immune related proteins (including cytokines and antibodies). The amino acids feed into and impact the regulation of key metabolic pathways in immune cells, balancing and boosting the immune system.

Why Total Amino Solution™? The value of using our complete amino acid supplement is to ensure all of the essential amino acids are available when they are needed. The amino acids found in Total Amino Solution™ are in the most rapidly absorbed form, ready to supply the essential elements to restore and maintain our body’s immune response. Unlike amino acids derived from food sources, the free-form pharmaceutical grade amino acids used to make Total Amino Solution™ require no digestion.  Absorption is rapid and complete. The immunonutrition is available in your bloodstream within 20 minutes of ingestion, helping to build your immune defense against unwanted bacteria and viruses.