Supplement Database: BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids)

BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids) Explained

What is BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids)?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids)

Stimulate muscle protein synthesis; reduce muscle soreness and fatigue; spare muscle breakdown during exercise.

Drawbacks of BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids)?

May not be necessary for individuals consuming adequate protein from whole foods; effectiveness may vary depending on timing and dosage.