In addition to supporting enhanced nutrient absorption, the ingredients in L-Arginine Plus are known to have beneficial effects on the body's cardiovascular system's health
L-Arginine supports the process in which the human body absorbs and uses vital nutrients. L-Arginine Plus contains a proprietary blend of two amino acids — L-arginine and L-citrulline — which are suggested to have beneficial effects on the body's absorption of amino acids, glucose, vitamins and other nutrients.
According to various studies, 'there is scientific evidence that oral citrulline supplementation improves nutrient absorption in SBS patients via an underlying mechanism of arginine-induced growth hormone production.'Published in Critical Care Medicine in 2009, a comparative study performed on 22 patients fed an arginine-rich, showed an increase in plasma levels of several amino acids in the group on the arginine-rich diet, including glutamine, ornithine and proline, as compared with the standard diet group.
Digestion is important for breaking down food into nutrients such as carbohydrates, protein, fats and vitamins, which the body uses for energy, growth and cell repair. For people with short bowel syndrome (SBS), where a part of their small bowel is resected, nutrient depletion is a common outcome owing to the extensive loss of absorptive surface area.
A meta-analysis of several studies concluded that human growth hormone (HGH) increased the absorption of protein and/or carbohydrates in patients with SBS. Oral citrulline has been demonstrated to raise plasma L-arginine concentration, and arginine stimulates the growth hormone, providing scientific evidence that oral citrulline supplementation improves nutrient absorption in SBS patients via an underlying mechanism of arginine-induced HGH production.
In addition to supporting enhanced nutrient absorption, the ingredients in L-Arginine Plus are known to have beneficial effects on the body's cardiovascular system's health. The amino acid L-arginine is crucial for stimulating the production of nitric oxide (NO), a compound responsible for keeping blood vessels dilated and the smooth muscles of the heart operating properly.
L-Arginine Plus contains high levels of l-arginine and l-citrulline, among a number of other helpful vitamins and minerals, which have been shown in multiple clinical trials to improve cardiovascular health. NO has also been found to have a role in reducing blood pressure and maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, promoting healthy energy levels, sexual function and advancing the development of healthy muscles.