Amino Acids – Building Blocks of HGH

Eat a Range of Protein for Amino Acids

Amino Acids increase HGH. They are essentially what it is made from.

The sources of the amino acids most commonly supplemented for HGH are incredibly varied.

Therefore to ensure you get a good amount of all it is recommended to try and eat a variety of protein based foods.


Dietary  Amino Acids increase HGH

The supplement section of this website has articles on how amino acids increase HGH. This is known to work and is being done by many athletes (1). These HGH amino acids L-arginine, glycine, L-glutamine, Taurine and L-ornithine. This makes sense as HGH is a 191-amino acid single polypeptide. Given the amino acids HGH connection then it is recommended for individuals to try and get as much of this nutrition as possible from your diet, especially if you decide not to supplement them.

Foods high in these HGH amino acids are listed below:

HGH Amino Acids Sources:

L-arginine 

  • Turkey, Pork loin
  • Chicken 
  • Pumpkin seeds 
  • Soybeans 
  • Peanuts 
  • Spirulina
  • Dairy 
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils

Glycine

  • Gelatin
  • Whitefish
  • Soy Protein isolate
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Pork
  • Beef

L-glutamine

  • Raw leafy vegetables (Cooking destroys glutamine)
  • Spinach
  • Cabbage
  • Parsley
  • Bean legumes
  • Beef
  • poultry
  • pork
  • organs
  • fish
  • Dairy – Milk, yoghurt

Taurine

  • Shellfish
  • Dark Meat – turkey, chicken, turkey bologna
  • Fish – capelin, mackerel, salmon

L-ornithine

  • Produced from other amino acids
  • Ground beef, salmon, milk, cheddar cheese, peanuts, eggs, brown rice, chocolate,chickpeas

Amino Acids HGH Connection

This article was written to add to the information provided in regards to amino acids that improve HGH.

High protein diets focused on the food listed above will ensure HGH levels are maximized.

Individually it is up to you to decide if you would rather opt for the supplement which will save time and thought but at a slightly higher cost or go a more natural route of obtaining the amino acids from dietary protein.

 

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12093449

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