When we start taking a medication, it is common to take a shortcut and not read the full label or the paper that shows the list of side effects. Most people are worn out after jumping through all the hoops at the doctor’s office and pharmacy and just hurry up and take their new pills. This is something you do not want to do when it comes to those that contain a grapefruit or grapefruit juice warning.
They are Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine and are believed to be the major amino acids that are oxidized in skeletal muscle. (Alanine, Aspartate, and Glutamate may also be used) Novice athletes and those with low dietary intake of protein can benefit from supplementation with BCAAs due to their ability to promote muscle protein synthesis and muscle growth over time.