Exercise-dependent preference for a mixture of branched-chain amino acids and homeostatic control of brain serotonin in exercising rats.

In this article we discuss studies showing that rats are able to regulate their intake of BCAA depending on the level of exercise, and that they will choose a solution of BCAA over water during times of intense exercise. We found that the voluntary intake of a solution made of BCAA, L-arginine and L-glutamine positively correlated with the timing and volume… CONTINUE READING