Iron Maxx Arginine Review
Arginine is from German based company ironmaxx.de. This product states that it can be useful for endurance and muscle building. This review will aim to understand how the ingredients within this supplements can achieve the claims.
L-arginine is an amino acid which helps synthesis nitric oxide (1), this in turn helps lower blood pressure (2) and coronary heart disease (3).
Bovine gelatin (capsule)
Bovine gelatin provides no nutritional benefit as it is used to make the capsule.
Magnesium stearate does not induce any nutritional benefits. The main reason for this substance being in the supplement is that it is a lubricant for the machinery that manufactures the product.
Silicon Dioxide doesn’t add any nutritional benefits to this supplement. The main reason for silicon dioxide in this supplement is that it aids in the even distribution of the active ingredients in this supplement.
The advantage of this supplement is that it does not contain many ingredients when referring to the label which will reduce the risk of chance that this product will contain banned substances. By having arginine on its own however may not induce the benefits that the product claims which includes muscle building and increasing endurance as it needs to work with other ingredients in order to achieve this. It is recommended to take this product pre workout. This product has no banned substances when referring to the WADA prohibited list when observing the label / ingredients posted on the website.
*NOTE – This product has not been tested in a laboratory and may contain other substances that may not appear on the label
1 – Palmer, R. M., Ashton, D. S., & Moncada, S. (1988). Vascular endothelial cells synthesize nitric oxide from L-arginine. Nature, 333(6174), 664-666.
2 – Rees, D. D., Palmer, R. M., & Moncada, S. (1989). Role of endothelium-derived nitric oxide in the regulation of blood pressure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 86(9), 3375-3378.
3 – Riddell, D. R., Graham, A., & Owen, J. S. (1997). Apolipoprotein E inhibits platelet aggregation through the l-arginine: nitric oxide pathway Implications for vascular disease. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 272(1), 89-95.
|Use for||Muscle Gain / Endurance|