Here are the natural sources for some Amino Acids

Arginine:
Natural sources:
Brown rice
Carob
Chocolate
Nuts
Oatmeal
Popcorn
Raisins
Raw cereals
Sesame seeds
Sunflower seeds
Whole-wheat products
Reasons to use :
Functions as building block of all proteins.
Stimulates human growth hormone.

L-Lysine:
Natural sources: Cheese
Eggs
Fish
Lima beans
Milk
Potatoes
Red meat
Soy products
Yeast
Reasons to use :
Functions as essential building block of all proteins.
Promotes growth, tissue repair and production of antibodies, hormones, enzymes

Tyrosine:
Natural sources: Almonds
Avocados
Bananas
Cheese
Cottage cheese
Lima beans
Non-fat dried milk
Peanuts
Pickled herring
Pumpkin seeds
Sesame seeds
Reasons to use:
Functions as building block of all proteins.
Can induce significant short-term increases of blood levels of norepinephrine, dopamine and epinephrine. May be harmful at times and helpful at others. Don’t take without medical supervision

Taurine:
Natural sources: Eggs
Fish
Meat
Milk
NOTE: Not available from plant sources.
Reasons to use:
May be helpful in treating epilepsy.
Functions as building block for all proteins.
Helps regulate nervous system.
Helps regulate muscle system.
Unproved speculated benefits May be essential for growth of infants, children, adolescents.

L-Carnitine:
Natural sources: Avocados
Dairy products
Red meats, especially lamb and beef
Tempeh (fermented soybean product)
Reasons to use:
Promotes normal growth and development

Folic Acid:
Natural sources: Barley
Beans
Brewer’s yeast
Calves’ liver
Endive
Fruits
Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
Green, leafy vegetables
Lentils
Orange juice
Oranges
Peas
Rice
Soybeans
Split peas
Sprouts
Wheat
Wheat germ
Reasons to use:
Promotes normal red-blood-cell formation.
Maintains nervous system, intestinal tract, sex organs, white blood cells, normal patterns of growth.
Regulates embryonic and fetal development of nerve cells.
Promotes normal growth and development.
Treats anemias due to folic-acid deficiency occurring from alcoholism, liver disease, hemolytic anemia, sprue, pregnancy, breast-feeding, oral-contraceptive use.



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