Commenter 1: Is it safe to eat sugar free candy everyday (sweetened with splenda or maitol)? I do that instead of cheating, and it makes my cravings go away. I have a feeling that it could have the same effect on my body as sugar though.
Tim: Don’t eat the candy. Eat 10g of BCAAs per meal if you have sugar cravings.
Commenter 2: Most products talk about mcg of the AA’s so just wanted to check your recommendation – any chance you could clarify? Do you have a favorite?
Tim: I use Dymatize BCAAs. I do mean grams. 1,000mg = 1g.
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Dietary Supplement. Branched Chain Amino Acids. Time release formula. Added co-factors. Dymatize BCAA Complex 2200 provides 2,200 mg of pure free form Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA’s) per serving. These Amino Acids, in their most easily assimilated form, are essential for maximum muscle regeneration. Not only did Dymatize combine these highly efficient amino acids with nutritional cofactors but we also made it time-release for added effectiveness. No sugar, salt, yeast, artificial colors or artificial flavors have been added to this product, because of this, appearance may vary.