Threonine is used for the formation of cartilage, bones, hair, teeth, and nails. Its also important in the growth of skeletal muscles, the heart, liver, and intestine. Threonine helps produce antibodies that support the immune system. Threonine is used to create glycine and serine which are necessary to produce elastin, collagen, and muscle tissue. Threonine helps to accelerate the healing of tissue damage for faster recovery.
Foods rich in Threonine:
Meat and fish, dairy and eggs, watercress, pumpkin, avocados, hemp seeds, soybeans, almonds, figs, raisins, and quinoa.