Some of the reasons someone might not produce optimal levels of L-arginine include eating a vegetarian/vegan diet low in complete protein sources, having poor digestive health that makes metabolising protein difficult, high levels of oxidative stress caused by free radicals, smoking and genetic factors.
To naturally help you body make and use more L-arginine and nitric oxide, focus on eating a wet based on whole, real foods, especially “clean” sources of protein, which provide a full range of amino acid.
The best natural sources of L-arginine include :
- Cage free eggs
- Organic, raw diary products
- Grass fed beef or meat and pasture raised poultry
- Liver and organ meats
- Wild caught fish.
- Sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds
- Seaweed and sea vegetables
- Brazil buts, walnuts and almonds
- Coconut meat
L-arginine is an amino acid that helps the body build protein. Your body usually makes all the L-arginine it needs. As a supplement, L-arginine can be used orally and topically. Check out some more superfoods here > https://empress2inspire.blog/2020/02/09/superfoods-for-weight-loss/