Guggulsterone and Thyroid Hormones

Guggulsterone – Supplement Profile To begin the discussion about guggulipid, we must first talk about thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormones are very important for normal growth and development. Thyroid hormones maintain metabolic stability by regulating oxygen requirements, body weight, and intermediary metabolism. Thyroid hormones exert effects on thermogenesis and temperature regulation. Thyroid hormones can actually stimulate …

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L Glutamine

Glutamine – Supplement Profile Anybody who has been bodybuilding during the last ten years or so is certainly familiar with glutamine. Even if you have only bought a tub of protein lately you have probably heard about glutamine. Everybody seems to be claiming that it is the bell or whistle that makes their protein so …

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Chromium Picolinate

Chromium – Supplement Profile Pro bodybuilders, world-class powerlifters, Olympic competitors, and professional athletes alike have relied on Anabolics for the better part of a decade. by Bryan Haycock – Chromium is an essential mineral that participates in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. The trivalent form of Chromium (the kind you eat) is required for maintaining normal …

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Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic Acid – Supplement Profile Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) directly activates lipid, tyrosine and serine/threonine kinases of the insulin signaling pathway in both muscle and fat cells,(1) which leads to the stimulation of glucose uptake. These properties are unique among all agents currently used to lower blood sugar in animals and humans with diabetes. In-vivo …

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5-HTP

5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) – Supplement Profile 5-HTP is the intermediate metabolite in the serotonin pathway. The amino acid L-tryptophan converts into 5-HTP and then 5-HTP converts directly into the important neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin is a key factor in determining sleep, appetite, mood, and other body functions including pain control. 5-HTP is basically the direct pre-cursor to …

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