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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Colds, Flu and Ill Health

By Tim Roberts / 11/08/2020 /

A good supply of amino acids is important to help the body fight infections and recover from colds, flu and ill health. We recover from infections by the action of our immune system which make trillions of specialised proteins that attack the viruses and bacteria. Production of these defensive proteins by the body needs large…

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How does your body make antibodies to a virus or bacterium it has never seen before?

By Tim Roberts / 23/03/2020 /

Imagine walking around with 10 billion different keys in your pocket. You could unlock 10 billion different locks. This is what your immune system can do. It can potentially protect us against 10 billion different infections, even though it has never seen the infective bug before. It has the plans to make 10 billion different…

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How does the body win against a virus? 

By Tim Roberts / 18/03/2020 /

We recover from viral infections, such as influenza and coronavirus, by the actions of our immune system which make trillions of specialised proteins that attack the virus. Production of these defensive proteins by the body needs large quantities of amino acids which are the building blocks used to make the proteins. A large proportion of…

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