amino acids (BCAAs) consist of three amino acids: leucine, isoleucine
and valine, and are among the nine essential amino acids – those
amino acids that are not produced within the body and must be
obtained through the diet or supplementation.
(particularly leucine) play an important role in stimulating protein
synthesis. The play a role in gaining and maintaining muscle mass –
especially in low calorie diets, but also as we age to prevent muscle
wasting. Muscles use BCAAs as an energy source
also play roles in other metabolic and physiologic processes
including the metabolism of glucose and play a role in obesity
through the increase of the oxidation of fatty acids, chronic loss of
appetite and brain support.
is provided 2:1:1 ratio (leucine:isoleucine:valine) which has been
found to the most beneficial ratio.
and active people may supplement with (BCAAs) to try to help with
recovery from workouts and enhance athletic performance.
has been instantized with sunflower lecithin instead of soy lecithin
to allow for easy dissolution and is non-GMO, gluten free and vegan
been formulated to support healthy muscle mass limit muscle wasting
and provide support for brain health and healthy blood glucose
Laboratories recommends taking one scoop of BCAA
with water or juice before exercise, or more as recommended by a
found no reported interactions between the ingredients in this
supplement and medicines. It is possible that unknown interactions
If your patients take medication, always discuss the potential risks
and benefits of adding a new supplement with them.
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