All About Peptides

If you are a body builder or professional athlete, you probably know all about the mini-proteins that make up the latest and greatest in weight-loss and muscle building wonders for the human body. For those of you that don’t know anything about the newest and best product to come out of the research clinics, this article is for you. Here are a few facts all about peptides.

Proteins

Peptides are mini proteins that aid in the body’s fight to maintain an ideal weight. Although the story of how that occurs is a long one, the short tale is that the tiny amino acid chains can do things in your body that other amino acid chains cannot. After entering cell walls, they can create signals that tell the body not to store excess glucose, but to drain fat reserves instead.

Performance

Researchers like Ryan Smith have studied and worked with peptides for many years. Stressing the benefits of a variety of peptides, he also emphasizes each peptide has a different job. Your body produces two types of biological messengers that are used to carry information throughout your body using your blood. Some of these messengers are peptides, and they can enhance your body’s performance by letting your tissues know how to react and what to expect.

Size

Researchers in Lexington KY found that peptides are different than proteins because of their diminutive size. With less than 50 separate amino acids in each chain, the tiny peptide can fit between cells that other proteins cannot. That makes it ideal for sending different messages to various areas of the body.

Peptides are an exciting discovery that can help advance the world of healthcare, bodybuilding, and anti-aging. You may find that peptide injections help you in unexpected ways, but make sure to check with your doctor before beginning the program. The tiny amino acid chains just may be the discovery of the century.

Meet the Author

Karie Herring

Karie Herring rambles of a former life in Phoenix, AZ while raising a teen and tween twins in their new home in Orlando, FL. She has been featured in AOL Money & Finance, Betty Confidential and Career School Now. She's a full-time technical writer, functional fitness athlete, overachieving wife and mom. She loves talking about maneuvering motherhood, womanhood, and her passion for essential oils and natural living.

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