Citrulline/Arginine May Help in Wound Healing

Citrulline/Arginine May Help in Wound Healing Human data support previous animal studies suggesting arginine metabolism for an NO- as well as arginase-mediated reparation of injured skin.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govNitric Oxide. 2009 Nov-Dec;21(3-4):175-83. Epub 2009 Jul 26.Role of arginine in superficial wound healing in man.Debats IB, Wolfs TG, Gotoh T, Cleutjens JP, Peutz-Kootstra CJ, van der Hulst … Continue reading Citrulline/Arginine May Help in Wound Healing

Warning! Citrulline May Decrease After Gastric Bypass

Warning! Citrulline May Decrease After Gastric Bypass In experimental intestinal resection, arginine availability decreases as intestinal citrulline synthesis decreases. Supplemental Oral Citrulline and Creatine may be of value!Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govCurr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2010 Jan;13(1):65-9.Effect of intestinal resections on arginine metabolism: practical implications for nutrition support.Crenn P, Cynober L.SourceLaboratoire de Biologie de Nutrition, … Continue reading Warning! Citrulline May Decrease After Gastric Bypass

Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness.

Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness. The number of repetitions showed a significant increase from placebo treatment to Citruline treatment. This increase was ** 53% more repetitions **Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Strength Cond Res. 2010 May;24(5):1215-22.Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness.Pérez-Guisado J, Jakeman PM.SourceDepartment of Medicine, University of … Continue reading Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness.

Citrulline supplementation may enhance muscle building

Citrulline supplementation may enhance muscle building and also enhances the production of Growth HormoneAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Sep;110(2):341-51. Epub 2010 May 25.L-citrulline-malate influence over branched chain amino acid utilization during exercise.Sureda A, Córdova A, Ferrer MD, Pérez G, Tur JA, Pons A.SourceDepartament de Biologia Fonamental i Ciències de la Salut, University of … Continue reading Citrulline supplementation may enhance muscle building

Watermelons May Help High Blood Pressure

Watermelon supplementation improves aortic hemodynamics through a decrease in the amplitude of the reflected wave in individuals with prehypertension.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Hypertens. 2011 Jan;24(1):40-4. Epub 2010 Jul 8.Effects of watermelon supplementation on aortic blood pressure and wave reflection in individuals with prehypertension: a pilot study.Figueroa A, Sanchez-Gonzalez MA, Perkins-Veazie PM, Arjmandi BH.SourceDepartment of Nutrition, … Continue reading Watermelons May Help High Blood Pressure

Citrulline improves protein synthesis

The effects of Citrulline were tested in feeding malnourished rats and in healthy volunteers fed a low-protein diet. ** Citrulline improves protein synthesis ** Citrulline is very efficiently transported into enterocytes and escapes hepatic uptake.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin Nutr. 2010 Oct;29(5):545-51. Epub 2010 Aug 16.The 2009 ESPEN Sir David Cuthbertson. Citrulline: a new major signaling molecule … Continue reading Citrulline improves protein synthesis

Citrulline / Arginine May Help in “Short Bowel” Syndrome

Citrulline / Arginine May Help in "Short Bowel" Syndrome "Chronic dietary arginine supplementation in PEN pigs induced mucosal growth in the intestine"Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2011 Jan;141(1):63-70. Epub 2010 Nov 24.Enteral arginine does not increase superior mesenteric arterial blood flow but induces mucosal growth in neonatal pigs.Puiman PJ, Stoll B, van Goudoever JB, Burrin DG.SourceDepartment … Continue reading Citrulline / Arginine May Help in “Short Bowel” Syndrome

Melatonin May Decrease Blood Pressure

Melatonin prevents hypertension and increased asymmetric dimethylarginine in young spontaneous hypertensive rats. Tain YL, Huang LT, Lin IC, Lau YT, Lin CY.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Pineal Res. 2010 Nov;49(4):390-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2010.00806.x. Epub 2010 Sep 9.Melatonin prevents hypertension and increased asymmetric dimethylarginine in young spontaneous hypertensive rats.Tain YL, Huang LT, Lin IC, Lau YT, Lin CY.SourceDepartment of … Continue reading Melatonin May Decrease Blood Pressure