Twinlab's Amino Fuel 1000 - Product Review  Hot

 

Description

Twinlab’s Amino Fuel 1000 is a high tech anabolic (muscle building) supplement that contains L-carnitine, branched chain amino acids (L-leucine, L-isoleucine and L-valine) and peptide amino acids. Twinlab has enhanced the formula with the highest quality amino acids derived from the natural pancreatic (enzymatic) digests of Whey Protein. Supplementing with Amino Fuel 1000 helps promote protein synthesis (formation) in the muscle, creating an optimal environment for muscle growth and recovery.

Whey protein is one of the two main proteins in milk (casein is the other milk protein). Studies show that whey proteins contain an optimal combination and concentration of amino acids. Whey protein measures higher than other types of protein in protein quality measurements including the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score and the Protein Efficiency Ratio (PER). Amino Fuel 1000 contain the highest quality PER amino acid sources.

Twinlab states that the peptide bonded amino acids contained in Amino Fuel 1000 increases nitrogen retention, where high levels of protein are maintained in the muscle. Peptide bonded amino acids have been shown to be superior to crystalline free-form amino acid mixtures for achieving optimum muscle growth, protein synthesis and muscle recovery.

Amino Fuel 1000 is further enhanced by energy-supporting L-carnitine.
L-carnitine is a natural compound produced in the body from the essential amino acids methionine and lysine. This natural compound enhances cellular energy production by using fat as energy. L-carnitine supplementation helps preserve muscle glycogen (stored energy) and decrease muscle fatigue.


Pros

Twinlab’s high tech anabolic Amino Fuel 1000 tablets deliver the highest quality PER amino acids from the natural pancreatic digest of Whey Protein. The peptide-bonded amino acids are easily assimilated into the body, maximizing muscle growth and protein synthesis.

Studies have found that the nutrients in Amino Fuel 1000 have numerous benefits including:

  • Promotes optimum muscle growth
  • Boosts protein synthesis (formation) in muscle
  • Enhances muscle energy
  • Supports muscle recovery

Cons

Twinlabs states that Amino Fuel 1000 should be used as a dietary supplement only. It is not intended to be used for weight loss.

Although side effects are uncommon, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, body odor and stomach upset have been reported with the use of L-carnitine.

Few side effects have been reported with the short-term use of amino acids. However, mega-dosing with amino acids over an extended period of time may result in potential side effects, such as causing excess nitrogen to be excreted as urea in urine. The excess nitrogen has been linked with reduced kidney function.

People with hypothyroidism, seizures, high triglyceride levels, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), depression, Reye’s Syndrome, kidney or liver disease should not supplement with amino acids or L-carnitine without consulting a physician.

Be aware that some drugs may interact with the nutrients in Amino Fuel 1000 including:

  • Allopurinol
  • Anticonvulsants
  • AZT
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cisplatin
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Docetaxel
  • Doxorubicin
  • Fluorouracil
  • Gabapentin
  • Methotrexate
  • Paclitaxel
  • Phenobarbitol
  • Valproic Acid

Is it for you?

If you want to boost muscle protein, growth and energy, you may find nutritional support with Amino Fuel 1000. Athletes, weight lifters and vegans/vegetarians would also benefit from Amino Fuel 1000. However, people with hypothyroidism, seizures, high triglyceride levels, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), depression, Reye’s Syndrome, kidney or liver disease should not supplement with amino acids or L-carnitine without consulting a physician.


Dosage and Directions

Take 2 to 4 tablets daily with each meal or as recommended by a professional trainer. Amino Fuel 1000 may be taken as a muscle-building aid before or after training. For best results, use as part of a low fat diet and exercise program.




Amino Fuel 1000 Supplement Facts


Serving Size: 4 tablets
Servings Per Container: 37
  Amount Per Serving Daily Value
Calories 15 *
Cholesterol 10 mg 3%
L-Alanine 263 mg *
L-Arginine 144 mg *
L-Aspartic Acid 507 mg *
L-Carnitine 20 mg *
L-Cysteine 128 mg *
L-Glutamic Acid 772 mg *
L-Glycine 96 mg *
L-Histidine 88 mg *
L-Isoleucine (Essential Amino Acids) 271 mg *
L-Leucine (Essential Amino Acids) 593 mg *
L-Lysine (Essential Amino Acid) 470 mg *
L-Methionine (Essential Amino Acid) 108 mg *
L-Phenylalanine (Essential Amino Acid) 172 mg *
L-Proline 229 mg *
L-Serine 169 mg *
L-Threonine (Essential Amino Acid) 219 mg *
L-Tryptophan (Essential Amino Acid) 91 mg *
L-Tyrosine 180 mg *
L-Valine (Essential Amino Acids) 272 mg *
Protein 4 g 8%
*percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

*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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Better results than the rest

Written by Ronald  | View all my reviews
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Friday, 21 October 2011
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful

Much like the other commenter, my recovery time skyrocketed after using Amino Lab. Have recommended this to my friends at the gym.

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Amino Fuel

Written by Brad  | View all my reviews
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Monday, 18 July 2011
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful

My recovery and performance has improved greatly with Amino Fuel. An added benefit is you need to take fewer tablets per day.