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What is the standard dose of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs)?

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Dosages of BCAAs depend on the reason you're taking it. Quality and active ingredients in supplements can be very different from maker to maker. That makes it hard to establish a standard dose.

SOURCES:

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Branched-Chain Amino Acids."

Novarino, G. October 2012. Science,

De Bandt, J-P. , January 2006. Journal of Nutrition

Huntington College of Health Sciences: "A Primer on Branched Chain Amino Acids."

National Council on Strength and Fitness: "Branched Chain Amino Acid Supplementation."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on August 25, 2020

SOURCES:

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Branched-Chain Amino Acids."

Novarino, G. October 2012. Science,

De Bandt, J-P. , January 2006. Journal of Nutrition

Huntington College of Health Sciences: "A Primer on Branched Chain Amino Acids."

National Council on Strength and Fitness: "Branched Chain Amino Acid Supplementation."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on August 25, 2020

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