Expert Answers: How BCAAs Boost Health

Curious about BCAAs? Our expert explains what they’re good for — and how to right-size your intake.

Your body requires three branched-chain amino acids, or BCAAs: leucine, isoleucine, and valine. Leucine typically gets most of the attention because of its ability to stimulate muscle growth, but each offers key benefits. Isoleucine helps regulate blood sugar and create hemoglobin (proteins that carry oxygen within your body), while valine acts as a mild stimulant.

Read full article at, “Expert Answers: How BCAAs Boost Health,” Experience Life, January/February 2017.
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