Non Essential Amino Acids - Proline (Part 3)

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In this post, I will share information about one type of non-essential amino acid that is needed by our body, that amino acid is called Proline.


You can read my other posts about the types of essential and non-essential amino acids below:


About Proline

Proline is a non-essential amino acid synthesized from glutamic acid which is beneficial for the formation of collagen in the skin, this substance can help accelerate skin healing. Because it is classified as a non-essential amino acid, proline can be formed by the human body, but someone who wants to maximize protein synthesis in his body needs to get proline from outside, such as L-proline supplements.

Proline is the same as other types of amino acids in terms of benefits, but several benefits are only more prominent in this Proline, one of which is that it can increase collagen growth as a substance to reduce premature aging of the skin. Collagen is needed to maintain skin health and moisture, for women who want to keep their skin moist and tight, they can add proline supplements if needed, because many other main sources need to be taken. So, I don't really recommend using this proline supplement unless recommended by a doctor for use due to certain medical conditions.

Non-essential amino acids can be met by eating beef, eggs, chicken, fish, seeds, and other types of food. However, under certain conditions, a person cannot meet adequate intake of amino acids if he eats fast food or food with excess processing, because it can eliminate the existing amino acid content.


It is recommended to consume whole foods that are minimally processed so that the nutrients in these foods can be absorbed by the body to meet daily nutritional needs. If it's not enough, you can add supplements if you feel the nutrients you need are not enough from food.

As with other types of amino acids, if someone uses proline in excess without a doctor's prescription can cause health problems, it is advisable to consult a doctor before using proline supplements or other types of amino acids.


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