NFH L-Lysine SAP 500mg, 90 Capsules

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Expiry: May 2022

*Must have Practitioner recommendation before use*


NFH L-Lysine SAP Details

Lysine is classified as being an essential amino acid for human health. This means that lysine has to be consumed in adequate amount in the diet and cannot be synthesized from other amino acids in the body. Lysine is found in highest concentrations in animal protein sources such as meat and dairy. Lower amounts are found in proteins from grain products such as corn and wheat. Lysine is required by the body for many functions, including the synthesis of various connective tissues such as skin, collagen, elastin, and bone. Lysine is also required for the synthesis of carnitine, a nonessential amino acid that assists in the conversion of fatty acids to energy.

This is an important function for the health of the immune system, and especially important for antiviral activity. This is one of the reasons that lysine has benefit in treating the herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections also known as cold sores. Lysine has also been shown to help absorb calcium and decreases the amount of calcium excreted in the urine.

Nutrition Facts
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
(2S)-2,6-Diaminohexanoic Acid (l-Lysine) 500 mg  
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
  † Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving

Additional Ingredients: n/a

Allergy Information: Contains no preservatives, artificial flavour or colour, yeast, wheat, gluten, salt, dairy, eggs, sugar, or starch.

Warning: Lysine in the diet is considered safe. Patients with kidney or liver function concern should speak with their health care practitioner before taking lysine. Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding.


Lysine in the diet is considered safe. Patients with kidney or liver function concern should speak with their health-care practitioner before taking lysine. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you are following a low protein diet; or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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