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July 25, 2021 2 min read

Chinese BCAA Sources Linked To Human Hair From Cadavers and D*ck Feathers?

Amino acids are important. They are the building blocks of protein and muscle. But not all amino acids are the same.

There's a total of 22 amino acids, 9 of which are 'essential'. Your body cannot produce these essential amino acids so you need to get them from food or a supplement.

Of those 9 essential amino acids, 3 of them - leucine, isoleucine, and valine have been shown to be especially effective at protein synthesis and muscle recovery. That's why they're in every BCAA supplement on the market. 

Fortunately, nearly every natural food source has amino acids so if you're eating enough real food you're likely getting all you need and you don't need to supplement.

Food sources of BCAA’s include:

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Fish 
  • Veggies
  • Fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Beans
  • Lentils
  • Nuts

So if you're eating enough real food you should be ok.

But if your busy schedule has you missing meals or surviving on fast food and snack machines, here's what you need to know...

Lower BCAA Intake Has Been Linked To Obesity

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition wanted to see if there was a link between being overweight and obese to lower BCAA consumption, and apparently, there is. 

The study found that men and women with a diet high in BCAA’s were associated with a lower risk of becoming overweight or obese.

Here's the big takeaway ('foods' where you can’t get amino acids)

  • Fast Food
  • Packaged food products
  • Sports drinks
  • Soda

So what can you do? 

First, you need options besides the snack machine or drive-thru. 

The best option would be one that is quick, delicious, healthy and helps you lose weight.

Turns out that high-quality BCAA’s do all of that and are also a great way to make sure you’re getting enough amino acids to support your strength and recovery.

So what does all this have to do with d*ck feathers? 

Look, there are thousands of BCAA’s products you can choose from. 

But please, even if you don't buy our BCAA's, choose wisely…most importantly, choose made in America.

Because many of them are made from cheap sources that use human hair and d*ck feathers.

It’s true! 

But don’t take our word for it, read the full report for yourself here.

Just imagine drinking human hair and d*ck feathers every day...

Vegan-friendly plant-based BCAA'sMaybe it's a big reason vegan-friendly plant-based BCAA's are flying off the shelves.

If you want high-quality BCAA’s without the duck feathers and human hair, click here.