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Essential amino acid (EAA)

Proteins are composed of amino acids, some of which your body can synthesize and others not. The nine you need yet cannot synthesize, and thus need to ingest, are called essential amino acids (EAAs). A protein is said to be complete when it has enough of each EAA.

Our evidence-based analysis on essential amino acid (eaa) features 4 unique references to scientific papers.

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