Amount of Leucine (Leu or L) α-amino acid in Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces
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There is g amount of Leucine (Leu or L) α-amino acid in amount of Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces
LEUCINE - Leu or L
Leucine is an essential amino acids, which means that our body cannot manufacture this nutrient and therefore it has to obtain it from the food we eat.
Leucine belongs among branched-chain amino acids, which are involved in building the muscles and promoting muscle recovery following exercise. It is also believed to stimulate production of insulin, therefore regulates blood sugar levels and helps to prevent break down of the protein. Leucine is also actively involved in efficient healing of the wounds. Some situations that increase the need for leucine include poor digestion and liver disease. Major food source include chicken, legumes, animal liver, almonds, eggs and corn.
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