Combination of aerobic exercise and an arginine, alanine, and phenylalanine mixture increases fat mobilization and ketone body synthesis

@article{Ueda2017CombinationOA,
  title={Combination of aerobic exercise and an arginine, alanine, and phenylalanine mixture increases fat mobilization and ketone body synthesis},
  author={Keisuke Ueda and C. Sanbongi and Shoko Takai and S. Ikegami and S. Fujita},
  journal={Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry},
  year={2017},
  volume={81},
  pages={1417 - 1424}
}
During exercise, blood levels of several hormones increase acutely. We hypothesized that consumption of a specific combination of amino acids (arginine, alanine, and phenylalanine; A-mix) may be involved in secretion of glucagon, and when combined with exercise may promote fat catabolism. Ten healthy male volunteers were randomized in a crossover study to ingest either A-mix (3 g/dose) or placebo (3 g of dextrin/dose). Thirty minutes after ingesting, each condition subsequently performed… Expand
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