Branched Chain Amino Acid Powder - NOW Foods - Nutrition for Optimal Wellness

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Branched Chain Amino Acid Powder - NOW Foods - Nutrition for Optimal Wellness

Of the eight essential amino acids that cannot be produced by the body, the three branched-chain aminos Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine are of key importance. Based on their unique structure, activity, storage and metabolism, BCAA's have become a staple in the lives of many athletes and physically active individuals. They account for nearly 1/3 of the amino acids in muscle protein, and play a number of key roles in the repair and growth of muscle tissues.*   Read more about Sports Nutrition from Your Health Professor  Related Products.


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Of the eight essential amino acids that cannot be produced by the body, the three branched-chain aminos Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine are of key importance.  Based on their unique structure, activity, storage and metabolism, BCAA's have become a staple in the lives of many athletes and physically active individuals.  They account for nearly 1/3 of the amino acids in muscle protein, and play a number of key roles in the repair and growth of muscle tissues.

Serving Size: 1 Heaping Teaspoon (5.0 g)
Servings Per Container: 68 


 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
L-Leucine (Free-Form)  2.5 g (2,500 mg)*   
L-Isoleucine (Free-Form)  1.25 g (1,250 mg)*   
L-Valine (Free-Form)  1.25 g (1,250 mg)*   

  

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take a heaping teaspoon 1-3 times daily in juice, water, or your favorite beverage, preferably on an empty stomach, especially before and after exercise.  

Free of: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wehat, gluten, soy, milk, egg or preservatives.  

Other Ingredients: None.  Vegetarian Formula.  

Disclaimers: *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.   NOW® Branched Chain Amino Acids are Pharmaceutical (USP) Grade.   This product is sold by weight not volume.        

Amino Acids

SKU: 213
UPC: 733739002136
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*Not intended to diagnose or treat diseases or ailments, and is not reviewed by the FDA.

Uses & Indications.
  • Athletes & Active Individuals
  • Muscle Repair & Growth
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    Asked on: April 6, 2014
    Question: I have severe nerve damage in my back which causes burning and numbness in my right leg I do not want to take drugs for this injury and have been checking on the internet for other alternatives. I have discovered that Amino Acids assist to repair nerve damage and is better taken in a powder is this so as I am desparate and if you agree what supplement would you recommend.
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