The manner in which BCAAs increase protein synthesis is not entirely understood; here's what we know...read more
Do branched chain amino acids increase protein synthesis?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to increase protein synthesis. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase protein synthesis. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase protein synthesis will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.
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 3 studies in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 60. 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.