Q – What is NOCCO BCAA?
NOCCO BCAA is a functional beverage enriched with BCAA (branched chain amino acids) and vitamins. Currently, NOCCO has seven carbonated flavours and two flavours that are not carbonated. All NOCCO products are sugar-free.
Q – What is NOCCO?
NOCCO is an abbreviation of No Carbs Company – a Swedish beverage brand launched in December 2014, focused on health and fitness.
Q – What is the difference between NOCCO BCAA and NOCCO BCAA+?
NOCCO BCAA contains caffeine and green tea extract, in addition to BCAA (branched chain amino acids).
NOCCO BCAA+ is caffeine free but contains more BCAA (5000 mg) than NOCCO BCAA (3000 mg).
Both product series contain six different vitamins.
Q – What is BCAA?
BCAA stands for Branched Chain Amino Acids. BCAA consists of three essential amino acids, Leucine, Valine and Isoleucine. Essential amino acids are not produced naturally by the body, so they have to be obtained from the foods we eat.
Q – How many milligrams of BCAA do NOCCO’s products contain and how many milligrams of each amino acid?
The NOCCO BCAA products contain a total of 3000 mg of BCAA in the proportions 4:1:1. 2000 mg of leucine, 500 mg of isoleucine and 500 mg of valine.
The NOCCO BCAA+ products contain a total of 5000 mg of BCAA in the proportions 4:1:1. 3333 mg of leucine, 833 mg of isoleucine and 833 mg of valine.
Q – Which vitamins do NOCCO BCAA products contain?
One can of NOCCO contain five different types of Vitamin B: folic acid, niacin, biotin, B6 and B12. Folic acid, niacin, B6 and B12 all help to reduce fatigue and exhaustion. Biotin, niacin, B6 and B12 contribute to maintaining normal energy metabolism. Additionally, NOCCO BCAA contains vitamin D, which contributes to maintaining normal muscle function.
Q – How much caffeine does NOCCO BCAA contain?
A can of NOCCO BCAA contains 180 mg of caffeine which is the equivalent of two cups of coffee.
Q – Is NOCCO BCAA suitable for everyone?
NOCCO BCAA beverages are not recommended to be consumed during pregnancy, when breastfeeding or by children.
Q – How many cans of NOCCO BCAA can be consumed per day?
A can of NOCCO BCAA contains 180 mg of caffeine, which is the equivalent of two cups of coffee. Therefore we do not recommend you to consume more than 2 cans per day
Q -What is the difference between protein and amino acids?
Protein consists of several amino acids. 9 of them are essential, which means they are not produced naturally by the body. Therefore, they have to be obtained from the foods we eat.
Q -Why is protein important?
Physical activity increases protein turnover in the muscles. Very hard exercise also causes an increase of muscle breakdown and because of this the muscles need to be “repaired”. Therefore, it is important to add protein which helps the body to recover and perform optimally.