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One of the essential amino acids. Together with leucine and valine, it builds up muscle, helps to repair muscle injuries and combats stress. Isoleucine is needed for haemoglobin (blood) formation and for the regulation of blood sugar levels.

Natural sources include legumes and soybeans. See 'Amino acid'

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