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L-Arginine Information, Benefits and Side Effects

"L-Arginine is required in muscle metabolism and helping with weight control since it facilitates the increase of muscle mass, while reducing body fat"

What is L-Arginine?

L-Arginine, also just called Arginine, has appeared in many products of the past couple of years, gaining popularity as a nonprescription treatment for high cholesterol and as an active ingredient in sexual support products like Mycreme and Her Turn. L-arginine is a non-essential amino acid. In the pancreas it is used to release insulin, in the pituitary gland, it is a component of human growth hormone. It is required in muscle metabolism and helping with weight control since it facilitates the increase of muscle mass, while reducing body fat. Arginine pyroglutamate, in addition to having cognitive enhancing effects, is an excellent growth hormone releaser because it is carried more efficiently across the blood- brain barrier than arginine alone. L-arginine is found in: whole-wheat, rice, nuts, seeds, corn, soy, grapes, coco, carob and some other foods.

Why L-Arginine?

Arginine powder which is pure and in itís free form state so that it can be readily absorbed and utilised by the body for optimum efficiency. Arginine is utilised by the pituitary gland, the immune system, male sexual organs and the liver. It produces various compounds required for muscular energy, and therefore maintains a lean, firm toned body. Arginine and Orntithine are needed for production of growth hormones required for muscular energy, muscle tissue synthesis, muscle growth and repair. L-Arginine is required in muscle metabolism and helping with weight control since it facilitates the increase of muscle mass, while reducing body fat.

L-Arginine Dosage

2 to 30 grams. Each person has biochemical individuality, and significantly differing needs for amino acid supplements. When supplementing arginine orally, some researchers recommend taking the supplements for two months, then discontinuing for two months before starting a new "cycle." A Take a small dosage for one week, note the benefits and the side effects, and increase or decrease the dosage until the benefits are maximized and the side effects minimized.


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