L-Leucine is defined as an essential amino acid obtained by the hydrolysis of protein by pancreatic enzymes during digestion and necessary for optimal growth in infants and children and for the maintenance of nitrogen balance in adults.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH L-LEUCINE
- Regulating protein metabolism in the body
growth hormone production
- Helps with the regulation of blood-sugar levels
- Growth and repair of muscle tissue (such as bones, skin and muscles)
- Energy regulation
DEFICIENCIES OF L-LEUCINE MAY LEAD TO
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