When struggling from herpes, you may have heard about Lysine. But what is lysine by the way? Actually, lysine is very important and it is something that every herpes carrier needs to know. Lysine is an amino acid generated inside the human body, and it is good for the health and wellness. It can also be acquired from local pharmacies, on the internet, and by consuming the right foods, it is generated naturally in our body.
So why does lysine matter? It is a fact that lysine is important not only in preventing herpes outbreaks but also when the outbreak is upon you, it will go away quickly.
This may all sound great, but how does it work? Herpes Simplex Virus is a strand of DNA wrapped by protein shell. This shell has protein known to as L-arginine. Lysine and arginine are attracted with each other and they bind together forming a new protein. In this manner, it destroys the protective shell of the herpes virus, leaving it exposed to the natural defenses of the body. This is the main reason why lysine stops and outbreak quickly and prevents future outbreaks from happening.
Studies have shown that in order for lysine to become effective, herpes carriers are recommended to consume 1200 ml of lysine 3 times a day. On the other hand, if you are not comfortable with tablet medication, you can find other natural foods that you can consume that encourage the body to generate lysine naturally. So what should you eat to maintain a healthy level of lysine on your body? The top 3 foods that are proven to produce lysine naturally on the body are fish, chicken, and turkey.
On the other hand, if you are a vegan, there are still plenty of options available. Some examples are frozen dried parsley, raw seaweed, and raw watercress. You can also try dairy products such as low fat cottage cream, fat free cream, and egg whites.
You can find a lot of meals that you can prepare using the ingredients mentioned above. A simple Google search will give you plenty of ideas for delicious meals or snacks. Inviting your herpes buddies for a meal is a good way to exchange ideas for recipes and menus.
Think about lysine as a secret weapon to combat herpes simplex virus. Either by consuming natural foods that are high in lysine production or by taking tablets, you can equip yourself with the weapon that herpes hates the most, and prevent those outbreaks from occurring.