Ingredients Glossary

Lysine Hydrochloride

Lysine Hydrochloride

Lysine is a basic amino acid that is an essential constituent of the diet.


Lysine is an amino acid and therefore required for the synthesis of protein in the body and is therefore essential for health and growth.

Lysine plays a role in the formation of collagen, and appears to help calcium absorption. Lysine also has an essential role in the production of carnitine.

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