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Bcaas And Keto Diets

(Note: This article is a departure from our tradition of end-to-end citations, and other practices necessary for establishing high confidence in medical assertions. This departure is merely in the interest of publishing more ideas in less time, as our intensely busy lives have led to a huge backlog of unfinished articles for which the verification and explicit justification process has proved to be at least 80% of the work. Because of its importance to us, though, when we return to more fundamental ketogenic science articles, we will return that style.) Benefits of BCAAs If you follow the bodybuilding community, you are probably aware of some of the benefits of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). That's because they are known to have positive effects on muscle growth and recovery. (See for example Nutraceutical Effects of Branched-Chain Amino Acids on Skeletal Muscle, and Branched-Chain Amino Acids Activate Key Enzymes in Protein Synthesis after Physical Exercise.) Less well known is that BCAAs have favourable effects on the brain, in particular the glial cells (brain cells that aren't neurons, are more numerous than neurons, and turn out to be essential for supporting neurons — Continue reading >>

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  1. benmoore

    Just a simple question really:

    Would taking a medium dose of BCAA's (10g) before a morning fasted walk on a diet similiar to that of the Velocity Diet interfere with ketosis/fat loss due to the production of an insulin spike?

  2. RSGZ

    I don't think so, the benefits would overpower any negatives.

  3. weib

    No it won't, insulin spike with BCAA is just plain insulin no glucose or blood sugar involve.

    Ketosis is a process of being starved out from any form of glucose and glycogen, the body then use fats as fuel...yada yada yada

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