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Description
Performance Aminos*
  • BCAA Powered By 3X Leucine™
  • Recovery And Endurance*
  • Alpha-Hydration Formula*
  • Sugar And Stimulant Free*

* 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.

Supplement Facts

Mix one to two scoops of Cellucor Alpha Amino™ in at least 8 oz. of cold water or other beverage of choice daily. Settling may occur.

Serving Size 1 Scoop
Servings Per Container 30
Amount Per Serving % DV
Sodium (from disodium phosphate) 30.00 mg 1%
Potassium (as Dipotassium Phosphate) 70.00 mg 2%
Calories 0.00
Sugar 0.00 mg
Calcium 19.00 mg 2%
Magnesium (as Dimagnesium Phosphate) 12.00 mg 3%
Phosphorous (Dipotassium Phosphate Disodium Phosphate Dimagnesium Phosphate) 60.00 mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 0.00 g 0%
Alpha-BCAA™ Matrix 5000.00 mg **
 3x Leucine (Instantized L-Leucine Leucine Nitrate Leucine Peptides) Micronized L-Isoleucine Micronized L-Valine **
Alpha-Amino™ Complex 2500.00 mg **
 Micronized Glutamine Micronized Alanine Micronized L-Citrulline Micronized L-Arginine Micronized L-Threonine **
 Micronized L-Lysine Micronized L-Phenylalanine Micronized L-Tyrosine Micronized Histidine Micronized L-Methonine **
Alpha-Hydration Formula 2500.00 mg **
 Micronized Taurine Raw Coconut Water (Cocos nucifera) Powder Dipotassium Phosphate Disodium Phosphate Dimagnesium Phosphate **
 Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Seed Extract **
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: Citric Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Malic Acid, Calcium Silicate, Silicon Dioxide, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium, Sunflower Lecithin, FD&C Red Lake #40

Warning: This product is only intended to be consumed by healthy adults 18 years of age or older. Do not take if you are currently taking nitrates for chest pain or if you are taking medication used to treat erectile dysfunction such as PDE-5 inhibitors. Do not use this product if you are pregnant or nursing. Discontinue use and immediately consult your health care professional if you experience any adverse reaction to this product. Do not exceed recommendations for Suggested Use. Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Do not exceed recommended daily intake. Use only as directed. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Cellucor ALPHA Amino™ is not a food or beverage.

PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE.

Manufactured on equipment which processes products containing milk, eggs, soybeans, wheat, shellfish, fish oil, tree nuts, and peanut flavor.

Distributed By Woodbolt™ International 715 N. Main Street Bryan, TX 77803 USA

Health Notes

Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate

Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
  • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
  • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Wound Healing
Dose: 10 to 30 grams daily
Supplementing with OKG has been shown to significantly improve wound healing and decrease the length of hospital stays.(more)
Wound Healing
Dose: 10 to 30 grams daily
Supplementing with OKG has been shown to significantly improve wound healing and decrease the length of hospital stays.(more)
Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) is believed to facilitate muscle growth by enhancing the body's release of anabolic hormones, but this is based on effects seen in hospitalized and elderly people, not published research.(more)
Recovery from Illness
Dose: Refer to label instructions
(more)
Wound Healing
Dose: 10 to 30 grams daily

Preliminary1 and controlled2 studies of people with severe burns and other types of injuries3 showed that supplementation with 10-30 grams of ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) per day significantly improved wound healing and decreased the length of hospital stays. Improved healing from major trauma and surgery has also been demonstrated with oral supplements including several grams per day of glutamine.4

References

1. Cynober L. Amino acid metabolism in thermal burns. JPEN 1989;13:196.

2. De Bandt JP, Coudray-Lucas C, Lioret N, et al. A randomized controlled trial of the influence of the mode of enteral ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate administration in burn patients. J Nutr 1998;128:563-9.

3. Cynober L. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate in nutritional support. Nutrition 1991;7:313-22 [review].

4. Romito RA. Early administration of enteral nutrients in critically ill patients. AACN Clin Issues 1995;6:242-56.

Wound Healing
Dose: 10 to 30 grams daily

Preliminary1 and controlled2 studies of people with severe burns and other types of injuries3 showed that supplementation with 10-30 grams of ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) per day significantly improved wound healing and decreased the length of hospital stays. Improved healing from major trauma and surgery has also been demonstrated with oral supplements including several grams per day of glutamine.4

References

1. Cynober L. Amino acid metabolism in thermal burns. JPEN 1989;13:196.

2. De Bandt JP, Coudray-Lucas C, Lioret N, et al. A randomized controlled trial of the influence of the mode of enteral ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate administration in burn patients. J Nutr 1998;128:563-9.

3. Cynober L. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate in nutritional support. Nutrition 1991;7:313-22 [review].

4. Romito RA. Early administration of enteral nutrients in critically ill patients. AACN Clin Issues 1995;6:242-56.

Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) is formed from the amino acids ornithine and glutamine and is believed to facilitate muscle growth by enhancing the body's release of anabolic hormones. While this effect has been found in studies on hospitalized patients and elderly people,1, 2 no studies on muscle growth in athletes using OKG have been published.

References

1. Le Boucher J, Cynober LA. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate: the puzzle. Nutrition 1998;14:870-3 [review].

2. Brocker P, Vellas B, Albarede J, et al. A two-centre, randomized, double blind trial of ornithine oxoglutarate in 194 elderly, ambulatory, convalescent subjects. Age Aging 1994;23:303-6.

Recovery from Illness
Dose: Refer to label instructions

The amino acids ornithine and glutamine are combined to form ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG).

Copyright 2014 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com

The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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Ratings and Reviews

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Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch
 
4.8

(based on 35 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Tastes good / tastes fine (34)
  • Simple to take (31)
  • Effective (30)
  • Easy on stomach (28)
  • Easy to swallow (25)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (28)
    • Men (20)
    • Women (13)
    • During workout (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • First time user (23), Health conscious (10)

    Reviewed by 35 customers

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    4.0

    Get Your Alpha On!

    By jrusnell10

    from Traverse City, MI

    About Me First Time User, Health Conscious, Weight Lifting

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Easy on Stomach
    • Effective
    • Mixes well
    • Simple To Take
    • Tastes Good

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Men
      • Pre-workout
      • Women

      Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

      I was chosen by Cellucor to sample three flavors of Alpha Amino, Watermelon, Icy Blue Razz and Lemon Lime and give some feedback. Of those three flavors I'm torn between the Icy Blue Razz and the Watermelon as a favorite flavor. They both are very tasty, but I did find that the Watermelon was a bit sweeter than the Icy Blue Razz. The Lemon Lime was better than I anticipated. I usually think of Theraflu cold medicine and become reluctant to drink it. However, this flavor was very smooth and didn't taste medicinal. Definitely a plus! I tried the Watermelon and Icy Blue Razz flavors post-workout and the Lemon Lime pre-workout. I found that taking it pre-workout worked the best for me. I believe that by taking it before it helped my muscles prepare for the intense workout I was going to do and minimized any DOMS. I mixed flavor with about 8-10 ounces of water. The blended very well with the water and I didn't notice any granules. This product is something that can be taken at anytime.....rest day or with any workout. It could definitely be a good addition for anyone who struggles with drinking enough water.

       
      5.0

      Alpha Amino is awesome

      By tjrobbins91

      from Tampa, FL

      About Me First Time User

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Easy on Stomach
      • Easy To Swallow
      • Effective
      • Simple To Take
      • Tastes Good
      • Workout Enhancing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • During Workout
        • Men
        • Women

        Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

        I was chosen by Cellucor to sample and review this product,.Firstly, this was a really good product. I was impressed that this not only mixed well, but tasted great, and didn't upset my stomach like Amino X did. I mixed 1 packet with 8 ounces, 1 packet with 5 ounces, and another packet with 12 ounces. It tasted great with all three measurements. I drank it during my workouts and I didn't feel dehydrated or get a weird after taste. I noticed that I felt more of a pump and was able to lift longer that usual, I recovered more quickly between sets. The first day I used it was chest day, I was sore the next day but the other 2 days I used it I was not. Overall, very impressed and I plan to purchase this. I feel like it boosted my lifts.

         
        5.0

        New fav

        By lacy.pritt

        from Santa Rosa, CA

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

          Not too sweet, mixes well and easy to drink. Definitely my new favorite post-workout.

           
          5.0

          Great hydration

          By smmlaw41

          from League City, Tx

          About Me First Time User

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Easy on Stomach
          • Easy To Swallow
          • Effective
          • Simple To Take
          • Tastes Good

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Men

            Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

            I received samples of the Lemon Lime, Watermelon, and Icy Blue Razz. Great product for hydration. I normally drink water while working out, however while using this during a workout I found I only needed a sip to feel refreshed. Mix ability is great. Taste was incredible except for the Lemon lime which left much to be desired. Overall a great product and will be buying in the near future.

             
            5.0

            Excelant Product

            By spc10101

            from Atlanta

            About Me Health Conscious

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Easy on Stomach
            • Easy To Swallow
            • Effective
            • Simple To Take
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Men
              • Women

              Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

              I was selected to get some samples of Alpha Amino from Cellucor. I tried 3 different flavors-watermelon, lemon lime, and icy blue razz. Icy Blue Razz was my favorite tasting flavor but none of them tasted bad. They all mixed great with water. I drank them during my workouts and they helped me keep my thirst at bay and give me a little extra oomph to complete my workout sets. I had a better recovery afterwards which I attribute to Alpha Amino. I would definitely say Alpha Amino is a great amino acid choice for your workouts, I will be incorporating it into my daily routine now.

               
              5.0

              Cellucor Does It Again!!

              By eddyboi760

              from Escondido, CA

              About Me First Time User

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Easy on Stomach
              • Easy To Swallow
              • Effective
              • Simple To Take
              • Tastes Good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Men
                • Women

                Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

                Just made a purchase on Alpha Aminos, after trying the sample packs. I noticed a big difference taking it, being able to recover quicker from an intense workouts and being able to finish that last rep. I have tried all three Flavors and all three are great, feels like your drinking juice. If any first time users looking to buy any BCAAs i would definitely recommend this too you.

                 
                5.0

                Worth it

                By littlebudy77

                from Sacramento, CA

                About Me First Time User, Powerlifter

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Easy on Stomach
                • Easy To Swallow
                • Effective
                • Simple To Take
                • Tastes Good

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Men
                  • Weight Lifters
                  • Women

                  Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

                  I had three servings to try out so I spread them out like this: One serving the day before deadlifts, one during, one after. To my surprise, I had no soreness the day after the deadlift session and I wanted to do more because of that. The variety of flavors is great and the taste is exceptional to say the least. I usually don't spend money on supplements, but I'm definitely getting a tub of this stuff. The product just works.

                   
                  5.0

                  Good intra-workout supplement

                  By southpaw4lee

                  from Fresno, CA

                  About Me First Time User

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Easy on Stomach
                  • Simple To Take
                  • Tastes Good

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

                    I received a bunch of samples (lemon lime, watermelon, and icy blue razz) to test before choosing which one I wanted to buy. Out of the 3 I have, lemon lime was the best tasting, although none of them tasted bad...they all mix well also.
                    This is a good product to use during a workout, because it seems like you stay hydrated and not super thirsty (although 3 uses isn't a big sample size, just early thoughts).
                    In the past, I have tried several different amino acids and bcaa, and I think this will be my next purchase.

                     
                    4.0

                    Great tasting Aminos

                    By watkins911

                    from Alabama

                    About Me First Time User

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • Easy on Stomach
                    • Easy To Swallow
                    • Mixes easy
                    • Simple To Take
                    • Tastes Good

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

                      Cellucor chose me to sample this product and they sent me three flavors. I received the Lemon Lime, Watermelon, and Icy Blue Razz. As with any Cellucor product I have tried, the flavors are spot on! I'm not a big fan of any Icy Blue Razz in any product I've tried but this one isn't bad at all. I used this product during my workouts and tried to keep the same intensity level so that I could compare how the product would work for post workout soreness. It seem to help a little with soreness, but with three sample packs it was hard to give an accurate rating on this. Overall, It taste good!

                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent Intra/post workout product

                      By herringtrott

                      from Hudson Valley, NY

                      About Me Fireman, First Time User, Medical Professional, Runner

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Clean Great Taste
                      • Easy To Swallow
                      • Effective
                      • Mixes well
                      • Quenches Thirst
                      • Simple To Take
                      • Tastes Good

                      Cons

                      • Artificial Dyes
                      • EXPENSIVE

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Intra Workout
                      • Post Workout
                      • Recovery

                      Comments about Cellucor® ALPHA Amino™ - Fruit Punch:

                      I was given the opportunity by Cellucor to sample and review, for free, several flavors of their Alpha Amino product, and I must say I am incredibly pleased with their product. I subscribe to several different supplement sample monthly boxes and have tried a wide variety of amino/intra/post workout products and this is truly a superior product. The flavor and taste is excellent, they are both perfectly sweet, but do not have that artificial taste to them, there is no bitterness and no after taste, a "clean" flavor, if that makes any sense. The mix-ability was top notch, no foam or head development, and just a few shakes of the blender bottle totally dissolved the powder, no grit whatsoever. I felt hydrated and my thirst was quenched while drinking this product intra-workout. I wouldn't say I felt any gain in energy during my workout, but I did feel refreshed after taking a couple of sips. Now most importantly, the recovery, after double scooping my pre for the first time I blasted through leg day and racked up several new PR's. I drank Lemon Lime during and had Icy blue Razz about an hour after i got home and finished my protein. The next day I had no soreness whatsoever, and only had a moderate amount develop on my second day. The amount similar to having a normal leg day. I love this product and cannot wait to use it more, I very highly recommend

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