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essential amino acid that favors the formation of antibodies, enzymes and hormones, such as growth hormone. Component of collagen, is also present in various foods, including pork or chicken, cheese, soy, yeast. For its effect of stimulation of growth hormone, lysine is used in the sports field, but there are still controversies on the fact that such integration has real effectiveness. Another property of this amino acid is the ability of calcium absorption, which makes it recommended the assumption in the case of osteoporosis.