Branched Chain Amino Acids increase muscle mass

Do branched chain amino acids increase muscle mass?

Effectiveness Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase muscle mass. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase muscle mass will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

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 is one study in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 20. 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
The effects of 8 weeks of heavy resistance training and branched-chain amino acid supplementation on body composition and muscle performance

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