Nutrition cause

Meat & Foods rich in Branched-Chain Amino...

Red meat and dairy foods are the richest sources of protein and branched-chain amino acids. This includes beef, bison, lamb, goat, cheese, milk and yogurt.

Soybeans, baked beans, lima beans, lentils, brown rice, whole wheat, corn and nuts such as almonds and cashews are good plant sources of branched-chain amino acids

Risk Factor
1 effect
Measured in serving

Related to Meat & Foods rich in Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)

Meat & Foods rich in Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) Health Risks

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Strength
Musculoskeletal

Minor Increase

Needs research

1 study

Injury Musculoskeletal outcome
Injury
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Inflammation
Lymphatic

Minor Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Needs research

3 studies

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Fertility
Reproductive

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Lung cancer
Respiratory

Strong Increase

Needs research

1 study

Anaerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Anaerobic Exerc...
Musculoskeletal

Minor Increase

Needs research

1 study

Exercise Recovery Musculoskeletal outcome
Exercise Recovery
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Heart Attack (M...
Cardiovascular

Notable Decrease

Needs research

2 studies

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

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