Offers support during times of occasional mental anxiety and stress.*. What is L-lysine? L-lysine is an essential amino acid meaning the body cannot synthesize it on its own—it must be obtained through diet mainly from foods high in protein. L-lysine is important for normal growth and development and required for healthy bones skin collagen and elastin.*. . L-lysine is converted to acetyl CoA a critical part of metabolizing carbohydrates for energy.* Lysine is also a precursor to carnitine which helps transport fatty acids into mitochondria for energy production and other functions.*. . How does L-lysine support health? . Supports immune system function.*. May support a healthy cardiovascular system.*. Supports calcium absorption making it more available for biological functions.*. Often combined with herbs or other amino acids for complementary effects such as immune or cardiovascular support or helping to reduce occasional mental stress and anxiety.*. Has an antagonistic relationship with L-arginine making it potentially useful for reducing arginine levels.*. Why choose Vitacost L-Lysine? . Supplies 435 mg of L-lysine per ¼-teaspoon serving. Contains 822 servings per bottle. Easy-to-use powder. Exceptional quality at extraordinary value. . About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP). . . * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.
"As stated before when trying to get all the amounts of this you need you have to take those huge horse sized pills that are literally a pain to swallow. So this is much better; not the best taste; but it surely is better than the pain of the other alternative; plus this breaks down better in water than crushing the pills."
"This is high quality lysine for a great price. Lysine is an essential amino acid - you need it, and your body cannot manufacture it. I have read it can promote collagen formation, which can help make skin appear younger in appearance. That's always a good thing!"