Deficiency possible CHALLENGES
Red cell production, involved in protein formation and metabolic activity.
Eczema, joint stiffness, muscle pain.
Beef, lamb, cheese, pork, chicken, turkey, soy, fish, nuts, seeds, eggs, beans, and whole grains.
BCAA. Energy in muscles, aids in recovery, haemoglobin production.
Dizziness, fatigue, headaches, confusion, irritability, and depression.
Pork, beef, chicken, cheese, wheat germ, legumes, seeds
BCAA. Energy and endurance, maintains blood sugar, and human growth hormone.
Headaches, fatigue, irritability, confusion.
Seeds, pork, beef, chicken, cheese, fish, beans.
Builds immunity, protein synthesis, aids in digestion, helps calcium absorption.
Anemia, bloodshot eyes, fever blisters, hair loss, apathy.
Eggs, beans, lentils, beef, chicken, fish, cheese.
Precursor to creatine, increases anti- oxidants, reduce cholesterol, liver cleanse.
High cholesterol, liver damage, oxidative damage to cells.
Meat, eggs, dairy, seeds, legumes.
Enhances memory, learning, mood, alertness, collagen, suppresses appetite.
Depression, vitilago (skin disorder), ADHD.
Chicken, fish, meat, eggs, cheese, dairy.
Detoxifier of liver, builds collagen, bone, connective tissue.
Neurological dysfunction, skin disorders, muscle or skeletal weakness.
Beef, pork, soy, fish, cottage cheese
Precursor to serotonin = sleep/calming, stimulates growth hormone.
Insomnia, depression, anxiety, PMS.
Cheese, turkey, chicken, nuts, seeds, oats, beans, lentils, red meat, eggs.
BCAA. Muscle metabolism, tissue repair, energy source, balances nitrogen.
Inability to absorb proteins, mental instability, insomnia.
Cheese, beef, lamb, nuts, seeds, mushrooms, pork.