A 34-year-old male asked:
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Has 'branched chain amino acids' (bcaa) diet suplement some negative affects on human body? (kidneys, liver etc.?)

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Dr. Dwarka Rathi
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
?beneficial: Likly to be beneficial in variety of conditions as source of protein. I am not sure the price you pay. Is worth it as egg white is as good a protein which comes. In natural form.
Answered on Apr 16, 2014
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