Branched Chain Amino Acids for Weight Loss

Branched Chain Amino Acids for Weight Loss

Beneficial effects on body weight when supplementing with branched chain amino acids have been observed in animal and human studies. Valine, leucine and isoleucine are the three branched chain amino acids that together compose approximately a third of the daily amino acid requirement in humans. They are essential amino acids and comprise 35% of…

Apples for Weight Loss

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Apples  are an excellent source of pectin, a soluble fiber found in some fruits. Pectin containing fruits such as apples are good weight loss foods because they promote satiation (feeling of fullness), regulate the body’s use of sugar (fluctuating blood-sugar increases insulin, higher insulin levels increase body fat), delay the digestion and absorption of…