The article provides information on L-lysine, an essential amino acid needed by the human body. Several studies have demonstrated that L-lysine supplements have absorption rates similar to those ...

Safety and Effectiveness of an L-Lysine, Zinc, and Herbal-Based Product on the Treatment of Facial and Circumoral Herpes


CONTEXT: L-lysine, an essential amino acid, inhibits normal replication of Herpes simplex virus (HSV), shortening the normal course and duration of the disease. This study was conducted to determ...



The article focuses on the role of amino acids in the body. It states that amino acids are the building blocks of the body that help maintain optimal health and vitality. When protein is metaboli...

Lysine: Relief for herpes


Now that many other deadly disease have surfaced, the threat and fear of the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) seems to have subsided. This gives a false sense of security, and a deadly one as well.

It is estimated that five to 20 million Americans have genital herpes and approximately 500,000 new cases appear annually. About 85 to 90 percent of those cases are attributed to the Herpes Simplex Virus, Type 2 (HSV2). The remaining 10 to 15 percent are caused by HSV, Type 1 (HSV1).

Improving familiarity with legumes in an introductory tertiary nutrition


Design: Non-randomised, controlled intervention conducted over two semesters, with pre- and post-testing Objectives: To assess US college students' familiarity with legumes and to test the effect...

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