L-Threonine is an essential amino acid that is a formative component in collagen, enamel of the teeth and elastin. It is also needed for the production of neurotransmitters and for the nervous system to stay in good functioning order. L-Threonine also helps support the immune system through assisting in the creation of antibodies.
Threonine is also integral in the body’s natural healing process once an injury has occurred; its role in collagen keeps skin healthy. It may also be converted into glucose in the liver. Other benefits include its assistance with digestion, cardiovascular functioning, the immune system (through the genesis of new antibodies) and the nervous system.*
Threonine helps keep protein balance up and allows the body to absorb important nutrients. This is especially important during exercise; taking Threonine in tandem with other supplements prior to a workout may enhance their effects.
Since Threonine is naturally found in animal-based products, vegans and vegetarians may benefit from supplementation as their dietary alternative.
This supplement should be taken in servings of 2000mg per day.