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March 24, 2020


What is BCAA? How Branched Chain Amino Acid Can Keep You Healthy & Active During Quarantine

MANILA, Philippines – Branched Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) are essential amino acids that regulate a host of important functions in the body, such as muscle growth, blood circulation, and overall immunity. These are vital nutrients needed for survival. However, BCAA is only produced when the body consumes proteins such as meat, dairy, and supplements such as aminoVITAL®. When consumed on its own, BCAA restores metabolism and improves the function of the body, making it an essential substance during this time of enhanced community quarantine.


3 Benefits of BCAA

  1. Reduced Fatigue

BCAA is naturally used by the body during exercise and other strenuous activities. When the presence of BCAA drops, Tryptophan, an essential amino acid, decreases in the brain and causes fatigue. When BCAA is ingested into the body, fatigue is reduced and mental focus and clarity is immediately restored.

  1. Improved Blood Flow

Arginine is an essential amino acid that stimulates the relaxation and expansion of the blood vessels, preventing clots and enabling better circulation throughout the body. The effects of regular Arginine intake can help reduce blood pressure and decrease the risks of a stroke and hypertension. A better flow of blood ensures a greater delivery of oxygen and carbohydrates to the muscles, supplying vital nutrients that facilitate muscle recovery and overall endurance.

  1. Strengthened Immune System

Glutamine improves immune function during periods of intense physical stress. An important essential amino acid, Glutamine stimulates the growth of intestinal cells as well as reduce the breakdown of muscle proteins. The combination of improved bodily function enhances and maintains the immune system.

Stay Healthy with aminoVITAL®

In this trying time, experience the power of Branched Chain Amino Acid with aminoVITAL®. aminoVITAL® is now available on LazMart, an online store on LazMall, and selected Chris Sports branches for just PHP 100.00 per pack. Simply consume aminoVITAL® 30-minutes before any activity and allow yourself to reach heights of physical accomplishments. For more information about Ajinomoto and its products, visit and




About Ajinomoto

The Ajinomoto Group is a global company with specialties in the business of food and amino acids, guided by our leading-edge bioscience and fine chemical technologies. Based on the corporate message “Eat Well, Live Well.”, we have been scientifically pursuing the possibilities of amino acids in supporting the healthy lives of people all around the world. We aim for future growth and continuous contribution to greater wellness by creating value through sustainable and innovative solutions for communities and society. The Ajinomoto Group has offices in 35 countries and regions, and sells products in more than 130 countries and regions. In fiscal 2018, sales were 1.1274 trillion yen (10.1 billion U.S. dollars). To learn more, visit