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Peptide Primer: Getting a Boost From Peptides

Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Updated on January 7th, 2021

adrenomedullin 872350_640 300x140Our bodies create peptides from diet and from natural physiological processes. Our ability to produce and process complex peptides is dependent on various factors, including nutrition, stress, and age. For example, IGF-1 is a very important peptide that helps modulate cellular metabolism. When we get older, the body doesn't produce IGF-1 as efficiently. The production of this peptide is also sensitive to stress. What Do Peptides Do? Peptides have many vital roles in normal human physiology. Many peptides are precursors to complete Hormones like HGH. Some interact with the endocrine system as Hormones, others modulate the nervous system as neurotransmitters. … Continue reading

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