Branched Chain Amino Acids decrease protein breakdown

Do branched chain amino acids decrease protein breakdown?

Effectiveness Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Decrease Protein Breakdown

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to decrease protein breakdown. The overall rating for this claim is 2.3 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to decrease protein breakdown may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Decrease Protein Breakdown

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 4 studies in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 80. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study Effectiveness Rating
Effect of Infused Branched-Chain Amino Acids on Muscle and Whole-Body Amino Acid Metabolism in Man
Branched-chain amino acids and arginine supplementation attenuates skeletal muscle proteolysis induced by moderate exercise in young individuals.
Effect of branched-chain amino acid supplementation on the exercise-induced change in aromatic amino acid concentration in human muscle.
Effect of branched-chain amino acid and carbohydrate supplementation on the exercise-induced change in plasma and muscle concentration of amino acids in human subjects

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