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Amino Acids

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and play a crucial role in maintaining the overall health and well-being of our bodies. They are organic compounds that are essential for various bodily functions, including muscle repair, immune system support, and hormone regulation. Amino acids are involved in the synthesis of enzymes, neurotransmitters, and DNA, making them vital for the proper functioning of our cells and tissues. There are 20 different amino acids that our bodies require to function optimally. These amino acids can be obtained through our diet or through supplements. While some amino acids can be produced by our bodies, others, known as essential amino acids, must be obtained from external sources. This is why it is important to ensure that we have an adequate intake of these essential amino acids through our diet or supplementation.

Discover our wide range of amino acid supplements and blends for the highest quality vitamins at Oceans Alive! Incorporate these supplements into your daily routine and experience the benefits of optimal amino acid intake for yourself.

  • Love Life Supplements Magnesium Love Life Supplements Magnesium Bisglycinate | 240 Capsules
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    Love Life Supplements Magnesium Bisglycinate | 240 Capsules

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    Magnesium Bisglycinate is a "chelated" supplement that combines magnesium with glycine, a non-essential amino acid which helps our bodies absorb th...

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  • Dr Mercola Fermented Black Garlic Dr Mercola Fermented Black Garlic | 60 Capsules

    Dr Mercola Fermented Black Garlic | 60 Capsules

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    When garlic is aged and fermented into black garlic, it not only has a very sweet and inviting taste, additional nutrients are created and others e...

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  • Feel Amazing Feel Amazing Liposomal Glutathione | 280ml

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    Looking to boost your body's natural defense system? Look no further than our liposomal Glutathione Liquid Supplement! This liquid gold is packed w...

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  • Ancient + Brave Ancient + Brave Naked Collagyn | 250g

    Ancient and Brave Naked Collagyn | 250g

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    Introducing the Ancient and Brave Naked Collagyn 250g! This innovative formula combines collagen-specific amino acids, botanical extracts, and vita...

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  • Dirtea Single Unit Dirtea Matcha | 180g

    Dirtea Matcha | 180g

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    Introducing Dirtea Matcha Mushroom Powder, a unique and functional drink that can keep you going all day long! This ceremonial-grade Japanese match...

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  • VILD NORD Single Unit Vild Nord Collgen Clean Protein | 285g
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    Vild Nord Collagen Clean Protein | 225g

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    Vild Nord Collagen Clean Protein Powder is the ultimate secret to radiant skin and strong muscles! Packed with a whopping 7500mg of hydrolysed coll...

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  • Innermost Innermost The Relax Capsules | 60 Caps
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    Innermost The Relax Capsules | 60 Caps

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    Have you been wondering how to destress or how to reduce stress and anxiety? It's time to take a chill pill - or in this case, Innermost The Relax ...

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  • Ancient + Brave Ancient and Brave Radiant Collagyn | 250g

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    A delicious vibrant berry blend of raspberry, haskap and beetroot containing natural phytonutrients which work in synergy with vitamin C to protect...

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  • Love Life Supplements Amino Acids Love Life Supplements Essential Amino Acids | 300 Tablets
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    Love Life Supplements Essential Amino Acids | 300 Tablets

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    Contains 8 easily absorbed essential amino acids which significantly aid muscle growth/repair and ensuring our bodies function healthily.

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  • Warrior Blend Protein | Sunwarrior | Vanilla | 750g - Oceans Alive Health
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    Sunwarrior Warrior Blend Protein

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    Warrior Blend Plant-Based Protein provides a full amino acid profile with all organic fermented pea protein, goji berry protein and ...

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  • Known Nutrition Gummies Known Nutrition Pre-Workout | 60 Gummies

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    Our Pre Workout Gummies are a delicious way to elevate your energy levels and power through your day. Packed with essential vitamins, energising co...

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  • Love Life Supplements Single Unit Love Life Supplements Amino Acids 348g
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    Love Life Supplements Amino Acids 348g

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    NEW FORMULA! Now With Histidine and More Leucine at 2g a Serving Essential for Muscle Growth and Repair Easily Absorbed - 99% Bio-availability CL...

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  • Solgar Single Unit Solgar NAC 600mg | 60 Capsules

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    Say goodbye to toxins and hello to a healthier liver with Solgar NAC (N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine) capsules. Packed with 600 mg of this powerful amino acid...

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  • Solgar Solgar Maximised L-Glutathione Reduced 250 mg | 60 Capsules
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    Solgar Maximised L-Glutathione Reduced 250 mg | 60 Capsules

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    Introducing Solgar Maximised L-Glutathione Reduced capsules - an easy way to detoxify your liver and keep your body running like a well-oiled machi...

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  • Do Not Age Single Unit Do Not Age Glycine & NAC 60 Caps

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    Do Not Age Glycine & NAC Capsules holds a breakthrough formula designed for longevity. Packed with glycine, a non-essential amino acid, and NAC...

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  • Known Nutrition Known Nutrition Essential Amino Acids Gummies | 60 Gummies

    Known Nutrition Essential Amino Acids Gummies | 60 Gummies

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    A potent 200mg blend of 16 amino acids, including all 8 essential amino acids, to promote muscle growth, recovery and energy for active lifestyles....

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  • Microbz Probiotic Microbz Bio Live Revive 475ml
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    Your gut is the seat of your health. You have more than 4,000 square feet of intestinal lining working as a barrier to control what gets absorbed ...

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  • Pulsin Pulsin Peanut Choc Protein Booster | 18 Bars

    Pulsin Peanut Choc Protein Booster | 18 Bars

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    This delicious Peanut Choc vegan protein bar is bursting with crunchy peanuts and naturally sweetened chocolate chips for the perfect pre or post w...

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  • Known Nutrition Gummies Known Nutrition Focus Gummies | 60 Gummies
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    Known Nutrition Focus Gummies | 60 Gummies

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    A powerful vegan blend of vitamins, minerals and botanical extracts designed to help boost your focus and concentration.  ✔ Delicious natural Raspb...

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  • Known Nutrition Gummies Known Nutrition De-Stress Gummies | 60 Gummies

    Known Nutrition De-Stress Gummies | 60 Gummies

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    An essential blend of Lemon Balm and Chamomile extracts with added Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and Theanine to help support relaxation and emotional ...

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  • Your Super Your Super Organic Plant Protein Mix | 400g

    Your Super Organic Plant Protein Mix | 400g

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    The plant-based protein for your pantry: energizing, easy-to-use, neutral in taste, and containing all essential amino acids Contains 9g protein p...

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  • Fushi Fushi Vegan Collagen Builder | 120 Capsules

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  • Pulsin 1kg Pulsin Soya Protein | 1kg

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    Pulsin's unflavoured Soya Protein Powder is a complete vegan protein, contains 90% protein and is packed with isoflavones. This nutritious powder i...

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  • Classic Plus Protein | Sunwarrior | Vanilla | 750g - Oceans Alive Health
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    Sunwarrior Classic Plus Protein

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    Classic Plus protein is packed with 5 powerful superfood sources. It is gentle on digestion and includes plenty of potent BCAAs and essential ...

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Benefits of Amino Acid Supplements

While it is possible to obtain amino acids through a balanced diet that includes a variety of protein-rich foods, some individuals may benefit from amino acid supplements. Here are some of the potential benefits of incorporating amino acid supplements into your daily routine:

  • Enhanced muscle recovery: Amino acid supplements, particularly those containing BCAAs, can help to support muscle repair and recovery after intense exercise. They can reduce muscle soreness, promote muscle protein synthesis, and improve overall athletic performance.
  • Support for weight management: Amino acid supplements may help with weight management by promoting satiety, boosting metabolism, and preserving lean muscle mass. Certain amino acids, such as glutamine and arginine, have been shown to support fat loss and improve body composition.
  • Improved immune function: Amino acids like glutamine and arginine have immune-supporting properties and may help to enhance immune function. This can be particularly beneficial during times of increased stress or when the immune system needs an extra boost.
  • Mood and cognitive support: Certain amino acids, such as tryptophan and tyrosine, are precursors for neurotransmitters involved in mood regulation and cognitive function. Supplementing with these amino acids may help to improve mood, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, and enhance cognitive performance.
  • Overall health and well-being: Amino acids are essential for various bodily functions, and supplementing with them can help to ensure that we have an adequate intake of these vital nutrients. They can support overall health, promote optimal physiological function, and contribute to a sense of well-being.


Amino Acid Supplements FAQs

What are amino acids?  

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are essential for the growth and repair of tissues in our body. They play a crucial role in various bodily functions, including muscle development, hormone production, and immune system support. Amino acids are found in many different foods, such as meat, fish, eggs, and legumes. However, if you feel that your diet may not provide enough amino acids, you can consider taking amino acid supplements.

How many amino acids are there?  

There are 20 different amino acids that our bodies require for optimal health and functioning. These can be further categorized into essential, non-essential, and conditional amino acids, as discussed earlier. Each amino acid has its own unique structure and function, and they all work together to support various bodily processes. It is important to note that while our bodies can produce some amino acids on their own, there are certain conditions or situations where our ability to produce them may be compromised. This is why it is essential to ensure that we have an adequate intake of essential amino acids through our diet or supplementation.

What are amino acids used for?  

Amino acids are the building blocks of life, and they play a crucial role in our overall health and well-being. These essential molecules are used by our bodies for a variety of purposes. Firstly, amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are vital for the growth, repair, and maintenance of tissues in our body. They also play a key role in the synthesis of enzymes, hormones, and neurotransmitters, which are essential for proper bodily functions. Additionally, amino acids are used in the production of energy and the transport of nutrients throughout our body. To ensure that we have an adequate supply of amino acids, we can consider taking amino acid supplements. These supplements can provide us with the necessary amino acids that our bodies may not be getting from our diet alone. By incorporating amino acid supplements into our routine, we can support our overall health and ensure that our bodies have the essential nutrients needed to function optimally.