You’ve probably heard of amino acids but you might not know about the benefits of BCAA’s. If you’re looking to learn about why they’re so important, you’ve come to the right place! Amino acids are proteins in the body that make up muscle and other tissue. But what does BCAA stand for? It stands for branched-chain amino acids and they make up three of the all important nine amino acids you need in your diet. These three BCAA’s are: leucine, isoleucine and valine. We use these proteins to not only build muscle but they also help us with our metabolism. Let’s take a deeper look into the benefits of BCAA’s and how they work.
There are many benefits to getting more branched chain amino acids in your diet including:
Although you can take BCAA supplements, it’s always best to get these amino acids from their natural source – food. However, BCAA supplements will give your body the same amount that you need so they work perfectly for the fussy eaters out there!
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There are many benefits of BCAA’s as they’re the key protein we need in our diet to keep our muscles functioning properly and to also get the most out of your workout. These can be found in many different foods, such as our delicious fruit and nut bars, but BCAA supplements will work just as well. For more information about how your diet can help you, why not check out our Making Nutrition Simple or Top 5 Benefits of a Flexitarian blogs.