Optimum Nutrition Superior Amino 2222

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Amino Acids are the "building blocks" of protein. Our Superior Amino 2222 Caps provide a 2,222 mg full spectrum array of amino acids including L-Ornithine and L-Carnitine.

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Amino Acids Overview

Amino Acids Overview
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Aspartic acid is an amino acid that participates in many biochemical reactions relating to energy and protein. Research suggests that it may help reduce fatigue during exercise. (more)
Schizophrenia
Dose: Refer to label instructions
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Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions Aspartic acid is a non-essential amino acid that participates in many biochemical reactions relating to energy and protein. Preliminary, though conflicting, animal and human research suggested a role for aspartic acid (in the form of potassium and magnesium aspartate) in reducing fatigue during exercise.1 However, most studies have found aspartic acid useless in improving either athletic performance or the body’s response to exercise.2, 3, 4, 5, 6
References

1. Bucci LR. Nutrients as ergogenic aids for sports and exercise. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1993, 45-7 [review].

2. Wesson M, McNaughton L, Davies P, et al. Effects of oral administration of aspartic acid salts on the endurance capacity of trained subjects. Res Quart Exer Sport 1988;59:234-6.

3. Maughan RJ, Sadler DJ. The effects of oral administration of salts of aspartic acid on the metabolic response to prolonged exhausting exercise in man. Int J Sports Med 1983;4:119-23.

4. Hagan RD, Upton SJ, Duncan JJ, et al. Absence of effect of potassium-magnesium aspartate on physiologic responses to prolonged work in aerobically trained men. Int J Sports Med 1982;3:177-81.

5. Tuttle JL, Potteiger JA, Evans BW, et al. Effect of acute potassium-magnesium aspartate supplementation on ammonia concentrations during and after resistance training. Int J Sport Nutr 1995;5:102-9.

6. De Haan A, van Doorn JE, Westra HG. Effects of potassium + magnesium aspartate on muscle metabolism and force development during short intensive static exercise. Int J Sports Med 1985;6:44-9.

Schizophrenia
Dose: Refer to label instructions L-Theanine is an amino acid present almost exclusively in the tea plant. It has been found to have mood-enhancing and relaxing properties. In a double-blind trial that included patients with schizophrenia or a related condition (schizoaffective disorder) who were taking antipsychotic medications, the addition of 400 mg per day of L-theanine for 8 weeks significantly improved anxiety and various other psychiatric symptoms, compared with a placebo. L-Theanine was safe and well tolerated.1
References

1. Ritsner MS, Miodownik C, Ratner Y, et al. L-Theanine relieves positive, activation, and anxiety symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: an 8-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 2-center study. J Clin Psychiatry 2011;72:34-42.

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Twenty amino acids are needed to build the various proteins used in the growth, repair, and maintenance of body tissues. Eleven of these amino acids can be made by the body itself, while the other nine (called essential amino acids) must come from the diet. The essential amino acids are isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine. Another amino acid, histidine, is considered semi-essential because the body does not always require dietary sources of it. The nonessential amino acids are arginine, alanine, asparagine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamine, glutamic acid, glycine, proline, serine, and tyrosine. Other amino acids, such as carnitine and taurine, are used by the body in ways other than protein-building and are often used therapeutically. L-Theanine is an amino acid found in tea that is said to help relieve stress. Beta-alanine has been used to prevent fatigue during exercise.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 150
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 10
Protein 2 g 4.000%*
*Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Amount Per Serving Essential Amino Acids %DV
Isoleucine 100 mg **
Leucine 160 mg **
Lysine 140 mg **
Methionine 30 mg **
Phenylalanine 120 mg **
Threonine 90 mg **
Tryptophan 170 mg **
Valine 100 mg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Amount Per Serving Conditionally Essential Amino Acids %DV
Arginine 170 mg **
Cystine 20 mg **
Histidine 50 mg **
Proline 110 mg **
Tyrosine 90 mg **
Glutamate 350 mg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Amount Per Serving Nonessential Amino Acids %DV
Glycine 90 mg **
Alanine 80 mg **
Aspartic Acid 250 mg **
Serine 100 mg **
Carnitine 4 mg **
Ornithine 4 mg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Ingredients: Soy Protein Isolate, Hydrolyzed Whey Peptides, Gelatin, Whey Protein Concentrate, Magnesium Stearate, L-Carnitine, L-Ornithine Hydrochloride.


The most accurate information is always on the label on the actual product. While we periodically update our website, the values on the website are intended to be a general guide to consumers. For absolute values, the actual label on the product at hand should be relied on.
Additional Information

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As a dietary supplement, consume 2 capsules before meals and again before and after training.


KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Check with a qualified healthcare professional before taking this product if you are pregnant, nursing a baby, under 18 years of age. ALLERGEN STATEMENT: Contains milk and soy ingredients. CAUTION: Superior Amino 2222 Caps are large and came be difficult to swallow. Take with plenty of water.

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