Jarrow Formulas L-Arginine , Supports Cardiovascular Health, 1000 mg, 100 Tabs

April 9, 2018 - Comment

View larger Product Profile First isolated from a lupine seedling and characterized in 1886, L-arginine is one of the twenty typical a-amino acids used as building blocks for protein. As such, it is present in a wide variety of foods of both plant and animal origin with particularly high levels found in eggs, almonds, spinach,

Buy Now! $12.46Amazon.com Price
(as of September 18, 2019 11:03 pm GMT+0000 - Details)

View larger Product Profile

First isolated from a lupine seedling and characterized in 1886, L-arginine is one of the twenty typical a-amino acids used as building blocks for protein. As such, it is present in a wide variety of foods of both plant and animal origin with particularly high levels found in eggs, almonds, spinach, and lobster. L-arginine is considered to be conditionally essential, meaning that for most adults adequate levels of arginine can be obtained from the diet or through biosynthesis/recycling. However during growth, and at other times when positive nitrogen balance is required, such as during healing, diet, and biosynthesis, may not meet arginine needs since the rate of biosynthesis does not compensate for depletion or inadequate supply. In addition, research evaluating the effects of arginine on the structure and function of the body often utilizes serving sizes in the multi-gram range, which may be difficult to achieve with food alone.

Distinguishing Features:

mg per tabletPharmaceutical grade L-ArginineEasy-Solv tablets View larger Nitric Oxide

Aside from incorporation into proteins, one of the primary functions of L-arginine is as a precursor to nitric oxide (NO). Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) generates NO from L-arginine, producing citrulline as a byproduct. The recycling of citrulline back to L-arginine is possible via the citrulline-arginine pathway, but it is an energy intensive and inefficient process that the body does not rely on for its arginine needs.

NO is a critical mediator of vascular regulation, immune activity, and endocrine function. When it comes to the system, this gaseous messenger has a number of effects. It is necessary for endothelium-dependent vasodilation, allowing blood vessels to relax and widen. As such, the role of NO in maintaining healthy blood pressure has been studied in depth. In addition, NO also modulates platelet aggregation and the inflammatory response.

View larger Creatine Connection, Immune Function, And Repair

Creatine helps to supply energy to all cells in the body, primarily muscle. However, it is not an essential nutrient because it can be produced in the body from L-arginine, glycine, and L-methionine. The first step of creatine biosynthesis is carried out by arginine:glycine amidinotransferase. Thus, the use of arginine as a precursor to creatine is part of the allure to athletes, but arginine administration has also been observed to stimulate the release of growth hormone.* The mechanism by which this could occur is unknown, but may be interwoven with the effect of arginine on creatine regulation.*

L-arginine has been found to affect levels of a number of immune modulators and cell adhesion molecules.* This coupled with effects on inflammatory balance and tissue generation make it understandable how arginine can be an important supporter of normal healing.* It appears that tissue injury, particularly of the skin, causes an increase in arginine oxidation and can deplete reserves.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Product Features

  • 1000 mg per Tablet
  • Pharmaceutical Grade L-Arginine
  • Easy-Solv Tablets

Comments

Steepleman says:

and the serving size (1000mg) is definitely potent (the price is really good, too) Jarrow is a name brand that I trust, no matter the individual product, and it is always fairly-priced. I’ve used their whey protein and acidophilus for years. This Arginine is that level of quality, and the serving size (1000mg) is definitely potent (the price is really good, too). You simply cannot go wrong when purchasing a Jarrow product. And no, I don’t work for them. Mad respect for this company.

WVUDave says:

Went from 135 to 111 (BP). I’m not sure if it is this product or the fact that I have added more cardio to my workout routine, but my systolic (top number) blood pressure was consistently 125-135 (borderline high-ish), and after one week of this iit was 122, and two weeks 111/74. I cannot remember the last time I saw 111. I’m happy.

jdb says:

Pumps stay longer I like Jarrow Products. I have used or am currently using a number of Jarrow supplements and the vast majority are easy to take and I’ve never experienced any adverse effects (eg. Stomach issues, reflux, irregular heartbeat, etc.). Gauging effectiveness of any supplement can be difficult and there can be counter interactions between some as well… in most cases, I can report that I’ve experienced positive results and no contraindications.I’m been supplementing with Arginine in a…

Write a comment

*