BCAA Vegan (270 g)
- 270G - 30 Servings
- Fermented, vegan-sourced BCAA
- 2:1:1 ratio
- Source of leucine, isoleucine and valine
- Support muscle growth and recovery
- Help reducing tiredness and fatigue
- Instantized for easy mixing
- Ideal for pre/intra/post-workout use
- Promote hydration
- Natural electrolytes source
- Naturally sweetened with stevia extract
BCAAs are considered essential because they are not produced by the body and must be obtained through our diet. If they are not present in our diet, we would be unable to survive. Three of those nine are branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) and are particularly important for recovery.
Being promoted in the bodybuilding field, BCAA's benefits extend way beyond the gym. Consuming a BCAA formula is a great way to get valine, leucine, isoleucine in your diet.
Enhancing muscle growth is one of the benefits of BCAAs when working out. Speeding up the recovery time of muscles is also one of the main reasons people consume BCAA drinks. As we said, a person needs to get BCAAs from their diet or as supplements. However, those same benefits are also applied when your muscles and energy level need some boost. It might be during a hike, a yoga class, a cycling sprint, or even during a walk. A complex of branched-chain amino acids can help prevent muscle loss.
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine found that when participants took a leucine-rich essential amino acid supplement (versus the basic one) during a 60-minutes bike ride, their muscle protein synthesis increased by 33%.
More than just BCAA
We are adding coconut water crystals to our formula, to enhance the electrolyte content of the drink. Coconut water contains five vital electrolytes: sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. It helps replace the sodium losses during exercise, which are far higher than the other key electrolytes, especially in the heat. Potassium is also essential because it enhances rehydration through the replacement of intracellular water post-exercise.
The few grams of carbohydrates in the drinks are coming from the coconut water. There is no additional sugar added beyond its natural glucose and fructose composition.
VEGAN BCAA IS:
- GLUTEN FREE
- DAIRY FREE
- VEGAN FRIENDLY
- NON GMO
- HERBICIDE FREE
- PESTICIDE FREE
- SOY FREE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS BCAA? WHAT DOES IT DO?
BCAA stands for branched-chain amino acid, which is a category of essential amino acids that are not produced by our body. BCAAs include valine, leucine, and isoleucine. These amino acids are known to have a major role in building and repairing muscles in our body.
ARE BCAAS IMPORTANT FOR VEGANS?
Yes, BCAAs are essential for every person, including vegans. They are crucial for building muscle mass, proper recovery, and overall health, as our bodies need it.
BCAAs are essential amino acids, which means our body needs them for proper functioning. However, since the body cannot make them naturally, we must get them from food or BCAA supplements.
WHAT RATIO OF BCAA IS BEST?
The right BCAA ratio, as suggested by many experts, is 2:1:1 ratio (leucine to isoleucine and valine), which means an ideal BCAA supplement must have amino acids in this ratio. Our Vegan BCAA powder has this exact 2:1:1 ratio to ensure the best results.
IS IT SAFE TO TAKE BCAA EVERY DAY?
BCAAs are generally safe to use as long as consumed in a prescribed dose. The daily intake of our Vegan BCAA will only increase its effectiveness. BCAA doesn’t have any side-effects unless used in excess.
IS THIS VEGAN BCAA LACTOSE-FREE?
Yes, our organic vegan BCAA powder is dairy-free, so there is no lactose ingredient whatsoever. Just make sure to use the powder with plenty of water and mix it well before consuming it.
SHOULD YOU TAKE BCAA BEFORE OR AFTER A WORKOUT?
The ideal time to take branched-chain amino acids is during physical activities. You can mix it with water or any other drink in a shaker and drink it while you are running or exercising. It will give your body proper supplements to repair and build the muscles. You can also take it while you are resting, to simply enjoy a fresh, delicious drink.
CAN I TAKE VEGAN BCAA AND PROTEIN TOGETHER?
It is not generally recommended to take vegan BCAA and protein supplements together, as protein powder might limit the absorption of BCAA in the body. The best time to take BCAA is during workouts, while protein supplements should be preferably taken after a workout.
CAN BCAA CAUSE LIVER DAMAGE?
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), elevated circulating BCAAs can be responsible for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and injury in animals. But no such side-effects have been seen in humans yet.
DO I NEED BCAAS IF I TAKE PROTEIN?
If you are already getting enough BCAAs from your protein, then you may want to skip taking additional BCAA supplements. However, it is important to note that the nutrient composition of a pure fermented vegan BCAA supplement is different from a protein supplement.
The amino acids in BCAAs are easy to digest by the body, thus, making them readily available source for protein synthesis, muscle building, and energy.
DO BCAAS HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?
BCAAs, when consumed in association with a healthy diet, can help reduce weight. It is a natural, low-calorie beverage.
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