L-Threonine is a colorless crystalline amino acid that is obtained from the hydrolysis of protein and is an essential component of human nutrition. Necessary for utilization of protein in diet; may provide symptomatic improvement in some patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease, amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH L-THREONINE
- Prevention and treatment of mental illness
- Useful in indigestion
- Prevent excessive fat in the liver
- Assist in the formation of collagen and elastin in skin
DEFICIENCIES OF L-THREONINE MAY LEAD TO
- Irritability in children