Amino Acids are the building blocks from which the body creates proteins. Twenty different amino acids are needed by the body to create the various proteins needed for growth and repair. Max Amino 1200 is a concentrated source of amino acids for use during periods of intense physical activity or stress. It contains a blend of free-form and di- and tri-peptide amino acids. This highest grade enzymatic digest of Lactalbumin provides both essential and branched-chain amino acids and is formulated with supplemental amounts of L-Ornithine, L-Carnitine, and L-Lysine as well as the metabolic cofactor, Vitamin B-6.