A pilot, short-term dietary manipulation of branched chain amino acids has modest influence on fasting levels of branched chain amino acids

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Cavallaro, Nicole Landa; Garry, Jamie; Shi, Xu; Gerszten, Robert E.; Anderson, Ellen J.; Walford, Geoffrey A.;
  • Publisher: Swedish Nutrition Foundation
  • Journal: Food & Nutrition Research,volume 60 (issn: 1654-661X, eissn: 1654-6628)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4717153, doi: 10.3402/fnr.v60.28592, doi: 10.3402/fnr.v60.28592.
  • Subject: Branched chain amino acids; Dietary intervention; Nutritional modulation; Cross-over clinical trial; Metabolism; Insulin sensitivity | Clinical trial | Nutrition. Foods and food supply | Original Article | insulin sensitivity | nutritional modulation | TX341-641 | cross-over clinical trial | metabolism | branched chain amino acids | Human Nutrition; Clinical Trial | dietary intervention

Background: Elevated fasting levels of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs: valine, isoleucine, leucine) in venous blood are associated with a variety of metabolic impairments, including increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Fasting BCAA levels are influenced by non-di... View more
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