All About Amino Acids

Serine
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Why serine is good for you

Serine is a non-essential amino acid which is required for the metabolism of fat and tissue growth. It is also required for the immune system where it assists in the production of antibodies and immunoglobulins (these are the substances that help our body fight disease and toxins).

 

Important serine facts

 

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Groups at risk of serine deficiency

None known.

 

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Symptoms of serine deficiency

None known.

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Serine and health

None known.

 

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Serine in food

FOOD AMOUNT
Serine
(mg)
Soybeans, dry roasted
100g
2294
Tuna, canned in oil
1 can (171g)
2033
Romano cheese
100g
1840
Snapper, cooked
1 fillet (170g)
1824
Halibut, cooked
1/2 fillet (159g)
1731
Gruyere cheese
100g
1719
Swiss cheese
100g
1640
King mackerel, cooked
1/2 fillet (154g)
1634
Egg, white, dried
28g
1566
Edam cheese
100g
1547
Chicken breast meat only, roasted
1 cup (140g)
1494
Round beef, 0% fat, cooked
100g
1423
Mozzarella cheese, part skim
100g
1415
Lean veal leg, cooked
100g
1367
Turkey light meat only, roasted
100g
1343
Turkey breast meat only, roasted
100g
1337
Turkey leg meat only, roasted
100g
1298
Pink salmon, cooked
100g
1293

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Serine recommended daily intake (RDI)

RDA No information available
 
TOLERABLE UPPER LIMIT No information available
 
TOXIC LEVELS No information available

 

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Serine works best with

 

Overdosage, toxicity and cautions for serine

Although toxicity has not been established it has been found that very elevated serine levels may cause immune suppression and psychological symptoms such as cerebral allergies.

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references

 

Last reviewed: 11 January 2007 || Last updated: 26 September 2007

 

NOTE: Mega doses of vitamins, minerals or other nutrients cannot cure illnesses and in fact can be very dangerous and produce toxic side effects and interfere with medicine you are taking. Always ensure you consult your doctor before taking any type of amino acid supplement.
Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.

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