Amino acid supplements and metabolic health: a potential interplay between intestinal microbiota and systems control

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Dietary supplementation of essential amino acids (EAAs) has been shown to promote healthspan. EAAs regulate, in fact, glucose and lipid metabolism and energy balance, increase mitochondrial biogenesis, and maintain immune homeostasis. Basic science and epidemiological results indicate that dietary macronutrient composition affects healthspan through… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12263-017-0582-2

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