The properties of L-Leucine in supplements
|TBS Ingredient ID (TBSI ID):||IS9402A0|
|Leucine, Leucin, Leucinum, (S)-2-Amino-4-Methylpentanoic Acid, L-Leucin|
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Leucine supplementation has grown in popularity due to the discovery of its anabolic effects on cell signaling and protein synthesis in muscle.
Dietary leucine supplementation, either alone or as part of a therapeutic regimen, may be a good nutritional tool in the prevention and management of obesity and obesity-induced metabolic disorders.