Amino Acids Explained

Amino acids are the source of life, essential for all living things on Earth.
They support the fundamentals of healthy living, such as eating, sleeping, and exercising.

Amino acids are building blocks of protein which play an important role of supporting many functions in our body.

Just 20 amino acids make up the proteins found in the human body.

Learn more about the various ways in which amino acids are made.

This glossary will help you understand everything about amino acids.

General questions about amino acids.

Learn about the chemical structures of amino acids.

Proteins, together with carbohydrates and fats, are one of the three principal classes of macronutrients, compounds our bodies need in large amounts to function optimally.