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AAKG Pure Powder - 7 oz.
  • L-Arginine-alpha-ketoglutarate
  • 100% Pure
  • Unflavored
  • Vegetarian Formula

NOW AAKG contains Arginine, a conditionally essential amino acid that has a number of vital roles in human biochemistry.  Arginine plays a pivotal role in the urea cycle, helping to rid the body of excess ammonia.  This amino acid is also important in protein synthesis as well as for the support of healthy  immune function.  NOW AAKG has paired Arginine with Alpha-Ketoglutarate, another key player in amino acid metabolism, as well as in energy production.

Arginine increases nitric oxide in the body, which relaxes the smooth muscle tissue, widening the diameter of the blood vessels.  Taking NOW AAKG increases the flow of blood and oxygen to the cells, generating a continuous surge of blood into the muscles. When nitric oxide is present in the muscles, it activates the body's muscle building mechanism, known as protein synthesis.

When you widen the blood vessels, you can carry more blood to muscles and tissues, which deliver increased amounts of protein, carbohydrates, fat, growth hormones and testosterone, and all of which are required for muscle growth.  AAKG creates a continuous muscle pump so that your muscles look defined, and it increases strength and stamina. It signals your body to grow new muscle, and speeds your recovery between workouts.

NOW Foods was founded in 1968 under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty-five years, they have made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them.

Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while they have grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed – their commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.

Nutrition Info
Serving Size 1 slightly rounded teaspoon (approx. 3 g)- Servings Per Container about 66
 Amount Per Serving
AAKG (L-Arginine-alpha-ketoglutarate)  3.0 g (3,000 mg)  

Serving Size:  1 slightly rounded teaspoons (approx. 3 g)

Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, mix 1 slightly rounded teaspoon of NOW® AAKG Powder into water or your favorite juice.  Take 2 times daily on an empty stomach, preferably in the morning and one hour before workouts.  Not recommended for continuous, high-level use for more than 60 days.

Other Ingredients:  None.
Contains no:  sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.  Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
Warning:  This supplement should be avoided by persons with glaucoma or herpes simplex unless otherwise prescribed by a physician.  Do not use if you have had a myocardial infarction or have established coronary artery disease.
Caution:  Do Not Eat Freshness Packet.  Keep in Bottle.
Disclaimers: *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
This product is sold by weight not volume.


Product SKU: 0205

UPC Code: 733739002051

N - Disclaimers: FDA Disclaimer for Products

*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.



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