amino acid therapy

amino acid therapy

The use of free-form (pure) amino acids in powder, capsules or pills for various allegedly therapeutic purposes; mainstream medical practitioners generally do not recommend the use of free-form amino acids, as they are abundant in high-protein foods, such as dairy products, eggs, legumes, fish, meats, nuts, poultry and soybeans.
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As the director of integrative outpatient eating disorder and addiction treatment programs in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1980, I can attest to the remarkable, almost unfailing benefits of brain-targeted amino acid therapy in thousands of cases of food addiction alone.
My staff nutritionists, together with other health professionals who also provide brain-targeted amino acid therapy, have, over the years, developed increasingly effective protocols.
This partnership will allow the NAMED program to better achieve its core functions of high quality nutrient dense foods, balanced nutrition menu and plan, a controlled clinical setting, counseling, and amino acid therapy. Studies show that nutrition and its effects on the body are often overlooked, underestimating the powerful effect that being properly nourished has on the overall metabolism, organ function and mental health.
While terminology for its use has changed from "neuro-nutrient therapy" to "amino acid therapy" to the current nomenclature Neuroadaptagen Amino-Acid Therapy (NAAT), the basic concepts are the same.
-- Targeted amino acid therapy shows promise as an intervention for children with behavioral disorders, a group of researchers led by Karyn Purvis, Ph.D., reported in a poster session at a meeting on natural supplements in evidence-based practice sponsored by the Scripps Clinic.
"Based upon an evaluation of the child's current neurotransmitter levels, targeted amino acid therapy (TAAT) can be used to provide nutritional support for the production of neurotransmitters that are deficient in the child's central nervous system," the researchers wrote in their poster.
Anderson Cancer Center in Houston described another amino acid therapy to "rescue" patients from the serious side effects of chemotherapeutic agents.
But amino acid therapy has made it possible for thousands of my patients to stop those cravings and comply with healthy diet recommendations.
The NAMED program has as its core functions - high quality nutrient dense foods, balanced nutritional menus, a controlled clinical setting, counseling, and advanced amino acid therapy. Studies show that nutrition and its effects on the body are often overlooked, underestimating the powerful effect that being properly nourished has on the overall metabolism, organ function and mental health.
Upon leaving my first office visit, he had targeted my problem not as Lyme, but as a neurotransmitter disease, and prescribed amino acid therapy from CHK Nutrition.
Amino acid therapy and bio-identical hormones are suggested for most diseases along with specific herbal products.