Pure Encapsulations BCAA Powder 227 g

Pure Encapsulations BCAA Powder 227 g

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BCAA provides the branched chain amino acids leucine, isoleucine and valine. Branched chain amino acids are unique in that they are not broken down by the liver; they are primarily metabolized in skeletal muscle cells. These amino acids stimulate protein synthesis necessary for muscle formation.

Studies have reported that post-exercise protein intake helps to enhance the repair of muscle protein. Specifically, research has shown that branched chain amino acid intake after resistance exercise results in a positive protein balance (a greater rate of protein synthesis than breakdown). One trial found a greater level of protein synthesis after a resistance workout when leucine was added to the amino acid mixture than a protein formula without leucine. Branched chain amino acids also stimulate protein synthesis in muscle to help in the recovery period after endurance exercise.

NPN: 80051705

  • Provides branched chain amino acids involved in protein synthesis
  • Includes 3 g of branched chain amino acids per scoop
branched chain amino acids (free- form)  3,000 mg.
l- leucine 1,500 mg.
l- isoleucine 750 mg.
l- valine 750 mg.
1/2–1 scoop daily, mixed with 10 oz of water or juice.

Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have liver or kidney disease or if you have been instructed to follow a low protein diet or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you are taking Levodopa, a medication used to treat Parkinson’s disease