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Collagen Contains A Lot Of Arginine

Discussion in 'Protein' started by ecstatichamster, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. ecstatichamster

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    1g of arginine in two tablepoons. I usually consume about 3g of arginine a day this way.

    Is this a problem at all?
     
  2. Birdie

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    It would be for me. I'm predisposed to shingles (Herpes zoster which stays in the body) outbreaks and find I need lower arginine, higher lysine to avoid outbreaks. A lot of people with Herpes simplex etc find they do better limiting high arginine foods...
     
  3. Makrosky

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    Does gelatin have the same ammount of arginine??
     
  4. lollipop

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    From what I read it does.
     
  5. Makrosky

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    Thanks Lisa. Then I guess we shouldn't worry much about it. Peat recommends it.
     
  6. lollipop

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    I think it is only a problem and maybe aggravates only with the herpes problem, which seems to be high serotonin. Otherwise we should be good to go. If I am wrong, please anyone jump in and help :)
     
  7. achillea

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    My collagen is 1.5 grams per 20 grams of collagen but also 615mg of lysine which should alleviate the herpes factor imbalance of a high arginine and no lysine.
     
  8. achillea

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    Gelatin is basically cooked collagen.
     
  9. Frankdee20

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    You can balance out that Arginine by consuming high Lysine to Arginine ratio foods. The best ones include plain yogurt, Swiss cheese, and various other cheeses. Almost 2-1 ratios can be obtained from dairy products, unlike the 1.5-1, or 1-1 ratio from muscle meats, and fish, animal protein, etc.
     
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    Could explain why so many people react badly to it, but I also got a bad reaction to glycine powder. so I don't know.
     
  11. Birdie

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    Same here...both no good for me.
     
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    It's crazy, didn't have herpes in a long fn time, and due to 30g gelatine/day it's back again. Gonna try 1g lysine every time I eat my homemade OJ jelly, hope that will keep that ish away. :shifty:
     
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