Source Naturals L-Leucine Powder 3.53oz
L-Leucine is an essential amino acid, specifically classified as a "branched-chain amino acid" (BCAA). BCAAs, especially leucine, stimulate muscle protein synthesis and may be the major fuel involved in muscle building processes. This makes them especially important for body builders and other athletes in sports that demand explosive strength.
Source Naturals L-Leucine Powder Product Highlights
- L-Leucine May Improve Cognition
- Helps Reduce Muscle Fatigue
- Supports Protein Synthesis
- Great for Bodybuilders & Athletes of All Types
What is L-Leucine Used For?
L-Leucine is an Essential Amino Acid which supports protein synthesis. It also helps to regulate several cellular processes such as protein synthesis, tissue regeneration, and metabolism.
When is the Best Time to Take L-Leucine?
L-Leucine is best taken while fasted or with a low protein meal.
Mix 1/2 teaspoon with water, shake, smoothie or beverage of your choice, ideally between meals.
Source Naturals L-Leucine Powder 100 Grams Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 Teaspoon
Servings Per Container: About 76
Other Ingredients: None
This product does not contain dairy, egg, gluten, sugar, or preservatives. Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children.
Pedroso JA, Zampieri TT, Donato J Jr. Reviewing the Effects of L-Leucine Supplementation in the Regulation of Food Intake, Energy Balance, and Glucose Homeostasis. Nutrients. 2015;7(5):3914-3937. Published 2015 May 22. doi:10.3390/nu7053914
Payne EM, Virgilio M, Narla A, et al. L-Leucine improves the anemia and developmental defects associated with Diamond-Blackfan anemia and del(5q) MDS by activating the mTOR pathway. Blood. 2012;120(11):2214-2224. doi:10.1182/blood-2011-10-382986
Warning Concerning California Residents:
This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or reproductive harm.