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Now Foods, Sports, Branched Chain Amino Acids, 240 Capsules
By Now Foods17 Reviews
0.77 lbs (0.35 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00054
- UPC Code: 733739000545
- Package Quantity: 240 Capsules
- Dimensions: 3 x 3 x 5.3 in, 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Pharmaceutical Grade
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
NOW Branched Chain Amino Acids are pharmaceutical grade.
NOW Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA's) are 3 essential amino acids which are abundant in muscles. The branched chain amino acids Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine are three of the eight essential amino acids that the human body must receive in food. These amino acids cannot be synthesized in the liver.
As a dietary supplement, take 4 capsules 1 to 2 times daily, on an empty stomach especially before and after exercise. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Whey Protein and Pro-GH.
Gelatin (capsule) and stearic acid (vegetable source).
Contains milk derivative. Contains no salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 4 Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Leucine (Free-Form)||1.6 g (1,600 mg)||*|
|L-Isoleucine (Free-Form)||800 mg||*|
|L-Valine (Free-Form)||800 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I bought this because its hard to find an all natural amino supplement and this one is just straight aminos, no other ingredient. I was hesitant at first because of all the bad reviews about the taste, and that messed me up when it arrived because my anticipation of the bad taste was so great that I almost threw up the minute I put it into my mouth. After swallowing however, i realized that it wasn't that bad, really actually quite painless. This product being *PURE* (5g serving = 5g BCAAs), that's the taste and texture you'll get. ** For new customers of iHerb, please also visit my page for more product reviews **
I usually take 3-4 of these immediately following a workout to help with the recovery process. So far, my post workout soreness has been minimal since starting to take these. Now there is evidence that BCAA's may increase life spans (at least in rats)!