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Bodybuilding.com Guide to Leucine

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Learn the benefits of Leucine in this quick video from Bodybuilding.com and supplement expert Anthony Almada! L-Leucine (C6H13NO2) is an essential branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) that’s broken down in fat structures. The other two essential BCAA’s are L-Valine and L-Isoleucine. L-Leucine can not be made by the body, and must be acquired through food or dietary supplements. It can be found in nuts, brown rice, whole wheat bread products and in dietary supplements from Bodybuilding.com. ….  Read More

What causes kidney stones? – Arash Shadman

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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-kidney-stones-arash-shadman The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 17 centimeters in diameter. The patient didn’t actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut; kidney stones form inside the body. So how do they grow in the first place? And why are they so painful to get out? Arash Shadman shares the science behind kidney stones. Lesson by Arash Shadman, directed by TED-Ed.