BCAAs: leucine, isoleucine and valine are among the 9 essential amino acids for humans, accounting for 35% of the essential amino acids in muscle proteins and 40% of the preformed amino acids required by mammals. These Amino Acids are found in meat, dairy & legumes. Used by atheletes for muscle endurance and performance, BCAA stimulate the building of protein in muscle improving exercise performance and decreasing post-exercise soreness and recovery time.* BCAA might prevent faulty message transmission in the brain cells of people with advanced liver disease, mania, tardive dyskinesia, and anorexia.
Dosage: The estimated average requirement is age dependent from 68mg/kg/day for children (leucine 34mg, isoleucine 15mg, valine 19mg) to double this amount (136mg/kg/day) for adults.
Sample calculation for an adult weighing 85kg:
136mg x 85 = 11560mg or 11.56g
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