Origin: Supplements or food such as cheese, soy beans, beef, chicken, pork, nuts, seeds, fish and seafood, and beans
Also Known As: Leucine
Overview: L-Leucine is an essential branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) that is broken down in fat structures. It helps preserve lean muscle mass and maintain nitrogen balance in the body. It also supplies the body with sufficient energy in times of duress such as intensive while also preserving glycogen levels in the muscles.
Common Dosage: 2000 to 5000 mg