Amount of Threonine (Thr or T) α-amino acid in Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces
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There is g amount of Threonine (Thr or T) α-amino acid in amount of Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces
Threonine is another essential amino acid, which means that to satisfy our body's needs we need to obtain it from the food we eat as our body can't manufacture it. In the body it is needed to make amino acids glycine and serine (proteinogenic amino acid), which are responsible for production of collagen, muscle tissue and elastine.
Threonine is found in high amounts in the heart and central nervous system, and it is believed to be useful in treatment of depression. It plays important role in immune system function, as it participate in production of antibodies.
Threonine supports the liver function as it is important in digestion of fats. Deficiency can be indicated by depression, digestive difficulties, fatty liver and emotional upsets. Deficiencies are uncommon unless on vegetarian and vegan diet as the highest amounts of dietary source come from meat and other animal produce. Good source include meat, fish, egg, dairy products, mushroom, dark green leafy vegetables legumes (lentils) and others just look up the database for foods with highest threonine content.
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