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EAAs 101: Why All Nine Essential Amino Acids Are Important

Amino acids… they’re nothing new, right?  In fact, you’ve probably been using them for years now.  The only problem is, most people only put their focus on three which are the BCAAs (branched-chain amino acids).  BCAAs are made up of leucine, isoleucine, and valine and while BCAAs definitely serve a purpose, if you want the best bang for your buck, you’re going to want to put your focus on all nine of the EAAs (essential amino acids).  EAAs are made up of all three BCAAs with the addition of histidine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, and tryptophan.
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