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Arginine/Nitric Oxide

L-Arginine (Arginine) is a semi-essential amino acid that is the precursor to Nitric Oxide in the body.Studies suggest that taking 3 grams of Arginine is ideal for this process.Nitric Oxide causes blood vessels in the body to relax. For fitness enthusiasts, this can provide a boost of energy and muscle  growth from increased blood flow to certain areas of the body.


Arginine also provides other benefits.It is necessary for the removal of toxic ammonia to be removed from the body and also to make Creatine.There is also evidence to suggest that it can improve cardiovascular health as well as Erectile Dysfunction.


It is not recommended to exceed 6 grams of Arginine a day.Side effects of an overdose may include nausea, weakness, and diarrhea.It is recommended to start with a small dose and build until the optimal dosage is discovered for your body's.