10 Foods That Posen Lysine
Some foods rich in lysine are milk, soya and meat, this is an essential amino acid, which means that our organism does not produce it by itself, but it has to be ingested externally through food or supplementation in cases specials.
This amino acid is used to treat herpes, because the high consumption of these foods helps to reduce the replication of the herpes virus, reducing its appearance, the severity and the time of recovery of the manifestations of any type of herpes, and the sea labial, genital, on the face or on the eye.
The lysine found in food may not be sufficient for the treatment of herpes, so supplementation of 500 mg per day is recommended for virus suppression, or 1000 to 6000 mg per day to treat recurrent herpes.
List of foods rich in lysine
Below is a list of foods rich in Lysine:
|Foods||Quantity of lysine in 100 g|
|Skimmed or skimmed milk||2768 mg|
|peacock meat||2173 mg|
|Peacock heart||2173 mg|
|chicken meat||1810 mg|
|yema de huevo||1074 mg|
As lysine is an amino acid that our body cannot produce, it is important to consume this amino acid through food.
Recommended daily amount
The recommended daily amount of lysine is approximately 30 mg per kg of weight, which for an adult weighing 70 kg means an intake of approximately 2100 mg of lysine per day.
Lysine is found in foods, but depending on the diet, the amount may not be enough, especially if it is a vegetarian diet, and therefore, it is also possible to recommend the supplementation of 500 mg a day depending on the diet of the person.
What is lysine for?
Lysine serves to fight virus infections, as it has antiviral properties and is very effective for osteoporosis, as it helps to increase calcium absorption. In addition, it is important in bone and child muscular development, as it participates in the growth hormone activity.
Lysine is also a component of the ketoprofen lysinate drug, which is indicated for various ailments such as arthrosis, periarthritis, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, acute joint rheumatism, lumbago, tendinitis, neuritis, muscle strain, contusion, also providing pain relief in dental surgery, dysmenorrhea, orthopedic surgery and other traumatic and post-operative conditions.
See more about treatment for cold sores and foods rich in arginine that you should avoid when you have herpes.
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