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Amino Acids

Amino Acids

Amino acids make up proteins and are found in every tissue of the body such as ligaments, tendons and bones and play a major role in nearly every biochemical function. A lack of protein in the diet, poor digestion due to over-use of beta-blockers or antacid medication, increased stress, poor eating habits and ageing can all affect the availability of these essential amino acids.

The results of this report come with a come with a full recommendations for Amino Acids supplemetation.

This can, for example, result in a variety of disorders affecting the immune system, cardiovascular disease and mental or emotional conditions. Measuring the levels of amino acids, proper balance between them, and conversion capability are of paramount importance in preventing illness and getting to the root of many chronic disorders.

Conditions Associated with Amino Acid Deficiencies

  • Alzheimers Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Autism
  • Behavioural disorders
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Depression
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Immune disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Muscle weakness
  • Neurological disorders
  • Parkinsons Disease
  • Poor concentration
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Seizures
  • Tremor or shakiness

What is being measured

  • 1-Methylhistidine
  • 3-Methyhistidine
  • Alanine
  • Alpha-amionadipic Acid
  • Alpha-amino-N-Butyric Acid
  • Ammonia
  • Anserine
  • Arginie
  • Asparagine
  • Aspartic acid
  • Beta-alanine
  • Beta-aminosobutyric acis
  • Carnosine
  • Citruline
  • Cystathione
  • Cystine
  • Cysteine
  • Ethanolamine
  • Gamma-amino butyric acid
  • Glutamic acid
  • Glutamine
  • Glycine
  • Histidine
  • Isoleucine
  • Leucine
  • Lysine
  • Methionine
  • Orthinine
  • Phenylalanine
  • Phosphoethanolamine
  • Phosphosieine
  • Proline
  • Sacosine
  • Serine
  • Taurine
  • Threonine
  • Tryptophan
  • Tyrosine
  • Urea
  • Valine

Age range this test is suitable for

Adults 18 years+

Specimen Requirements


Before Taking This Test

Please refer to the instructions that come with the test.

Abnormal kidney function or use of diuretics may influence test results. Some medications may impact test results. DO NOT change use of medications unless instructed to do so by your healthcare provider.

Female patients should not collect samples during menstruation.

Turn Around Time

15 Days


All sample reports are for representational and educational purposes only. Biomarkers, references ranges, results, and all other data may differ from actual reports. All data included in no way represents an actual patient. Any comparisons of results to actual patients, is completely incidental. 

Smart Nutrition Amino Acid Urine Sample Report