Amino acid upper limits
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryResearchers with the Council for Responsible Nutrition established the first upper intake levels of three amino acids commonly used in dietary supplements, according to a paper published in the April issue of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. The paper reveals that amino acid taurine does not cause adverse effects at a dose up to three grams per day, nor does glutamine in a dose up to 14 grams per day or arginine in a dose up to 20 grams per day, CRN says. Supplements with higher levels of these amino acids are not necessarily unsafe...
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