L-Leucine is one of the three Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) that is critical in muscle tissue structure. Among the BCAAs, Leucine is unique in its role as a signaling molecule that helps to regulate optimal skeletal muscle protein synthesis in normal tissues. In addition, it helps to maintain already healthy glucose metabolism and insulin function, and may help to promote the use of fat for energy. Studies suggest that L-Leucine, in conjunction with adequate dietary protein, may help to build and maintain lean tissue and optimize body composition. NOW® Leucine Powder is instantized for easy mixing in water, beverages or smoothies. No clumping.
Suggested Usage: Mix 1 level tablespoon into 8 oz of water or other beverage 1 to 3 times daily.
Does Not Contain
GMOs and animal ingredients.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Level Tablespoon
Servings per Container: About 51
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
L-Leucine Powder (Instantized, Non-GMO)
5 g (5000 mg)
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Non-GMO Sunflower Lecithin (<5%).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens
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