The Essential And Non-Essential Amino Acids

The 9 essential amino acids 

  1. Histadine
  2. Isoleucine
  3. Leucine
  4. Lysine
  5. Methionine
  6. Phenylalanine
  7. Threonine
  8. Tryptophan
  9. Valine

The 11 Non-Essential Amino Acids

  1. Alanine
  2. Arginine*
  3. Asparagine
  4. Aspartic acid
  5. Cysteine
  6. Glutamic acid
  7. Glutamine
  8. Glycine
  9. Proline
  10. Serine
  11. Tyrosine

*Arginine is only essential for the young as adults can synthesise

The 3 Branch-Chain Amino Acids

  1. Isoleucine
  2. Leucine
  3. Valine