Leucine is an essential amino acid which plays an important role for protein synthesis and in many other metabolic functions. Owing to the high demand for leucine-based nutritional supplements the global leucine market is anticipated to record a significant CAGR over the forecast period, i.e., 2021-2029.
Sportspersons, fitness enthusiasts and body builders, want to improve their health performance and boost energy, accordingly the global leucine market is anticipated to record a significant CAGR over the forecast period, i.e., 2021-2029.
The market is segmented by end user into food & beverages, pharmaceutical, agriculture & animal feed, cosmetics & health care products, and others. Out of these segments, the segment for food & beverages is anticipated to hold the leading share in the global leucine market. The growth of the segment can be attributed to the increasing demand for dietary and nutritional supplements which contains essential proteins and amino acids necessary to enhance muscle protein synthesis.
Research Nester released a report titled “Leucine Market: Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2029”which delivers detailed overview of the global leucine market in terms of market segmentation by sources, application, end user and by region.
Further, for the in-depth analysis, the report encompasses the industry growth indicators, restraints, supply and demand risk, along with detailed discussion on current and future market trends that are associated with the growth of the market.
Based on the regional analysis, the global leucine market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in North America is predicted to hold the largest share on account ofgrowing demand for dietary supplements and health care products among people as well as wide-scale application in food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries.
Rising Demand for Leucine from Sports, Food and Pharmaceutical Industries to Boost the Market Growth
As per one of the journals of International Society of Sports Nutrition, rapidly digested proteins are considered most effective in stimulating muscle protein synthesis, owing to the presence of high proportions of essential amino acids and adequate leucine.
Rising sports and other physical and bodybuilding activities has resulted in a significant growth in leucine requirement in order to enhance the performance, improve muscle recovery as well as maintain the optimum required energy level. Further, owing to the presence of a large number of amino acids, leucine helps in muscle growth, burn visceral fat, control blood glucose and improve growth hormone output. Additionally, leucine is widely used as a crucial and health beneficial ingredient in food and pharmaceutical industry which is anticipated to drive the growth of the global leucine market over the forecast period.
However, intake of excessive quantity of leucine can result in chronic diarrhoea, impaired coordination and other health hazards which is estimated to hamper the market growth.