Arginine (L-arginine) is an amino acid with numerous functions in the body, including:*
- Removing ammonia
- Being converted to glucose and glycogen
- Speeding wound healing
- Assisting the immune system
- Energizing, in lieu of caffeine
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Dietary arginine is found in plant and animal proteins, such as dairy products, meat, poultry, fish, and nuts. In the human body, arginine is produced primarily in the kidney and to a lesser extent, in the liver.
Arginine (or L-arginine) is an amino acid with numerous functions in the body:*
- It removes ammonia from the body. (Ammonia is a waste product of metabolism.)
- It is used by the body to make these beneficial compounds: nitric oxide, creatine, L-glutamate, and L-proline.
- If needed, arginine can be converted to glucose and glycogen.
- In wound healing, arginine may assist the body’s natural tendency to repair itself.
- Arginine may stimulate the immune function.
- In Dr. Clark’s opinion (not supported by research), arginine is helpful as an energizer for those who are quitting coffee.
Improving the taste:
The taste of arginine is somewhat sour. If you are using it in powder form, it can be made more palatable by mixing it with Black Cherry Concentrate.
Adults and children 12 or over, 1 daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.
L-Arginine, gelatin capsule
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The use of this supplement is a traditional nutritional use, not intended to be prescribed for, or to treat, any disease, and does not claim to cure any disease, These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA (Food & Drug Administration)