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Phenylalanine is a building block that the body uses to make proteins. Unfortunately‚ you have to get it through foods or supplements‚ since the body is unable to produce it naturally.
dl-Phenylalanine by Pure Encapsulations actually contains a blend of two essential amino acids to maximize potential effectiveness. These amino acids are l-phenylalanine (which is the form found in dietary sources) and d-phenylalanine (a mirror image of the former that is made in a lab; since they are well-tolerated by the body‚ this supplement is unlikely to cause uncomfortable side effects.
As a precursor to the amino acid tyrosine‚ l-Phenylalanine may end up increasing levels of some important neurotransmitters. Tyrosine is converted into norepinephrine‚ epinephrine‚ tyramine‚ and dopamine by the body. These metabolites may end up boosting memory‚ learning‚ and cognitive functioning. (On the other hand‚ signs of a mild deficiency can include decreased alertness‚ confusing‚ or trouble remembering things.) At the same time‚ tyrosine can support emotional well-being.
In addition‚ dl-Phenylalanine may also have benefits for your musculoskeletal system. By working to regulate the levels of certain endorphins‚ the d-phenylalaine in this supplement may relax and calm joints or muscles that are stressed‚ getting that stiffness off your mind.
d-Phenylalanine and l-Phenylalanine work in combination to help you maintain a positive mood. This support for emotional wellness may allow you to keep your mind on focusing on the tasks you need to perform on a daily basis.
Take four to six capsules daily‚ in divided doses between meals. At the recommended dosage‚ each 90-capsule bottle of Pure Encapsulations' dl-Phenylalanine should last for about 15 to 22 days.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Dl-phenylalanine (free-form)......................................................... 500 mg.
Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) ................................................... 10 mg.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 4–6 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Individuals with phenylketonuria or tardive dyskinesia should avoid this product. Occasional nausea‚ heartburn‚ or headaches have been associated with dl-phenylalanine.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
At this time‚ there are no known adverse reactions when taken in conjunction with medications.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for DL-Phenylalanine - 90 Capsules
from Cuyahoga Falls, OH
I have been taking DL-Phenylalanine for several years as suggested by my Naturopathic Dr. I take it to boost emotional health.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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