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X-Factor by Molecular Nutrition
by Molecular Nutrition

90 capsules x 200mg

  • CONCENTRATED SOURCE OF ARACHIDONIC ACID, A KEY FACTOR REQUIRED FOR MUSCLE BUILDING
  • CLAIMS FOR ARACHIDONIC ACID ARE SUPPORTED BY SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

With X-Factor, Molecular Nutrition has unlocked the anabolic secret of red meat - arachidonic acid. Arachidonic acid is an essential fatty acid, required for the proper functioning of the human body, which is consumed in small amounts in our regular diets. It is actually the chemical messenger first released by your muscles during intense weight training, controlling the core physiological response to exercise and regulating the intensity of all growth signals to follow. By allowing a much greater retention of arachidonic acid in skeletal muscle tissue than diet alone would provide, X-Factor is the only supplement in history to support the very "core" of muscle growth.

Arachidonic acid is an essentail fatty acid, so vegetarians usually have lower levels of arachidonic acid in the body than those with omnivorous diets. Even in red-meat eaters, the intake of arachindonic acid is small, especially on low-fat diets. X-Factor is highly concentrated, providing the same amount of arachidonic acid as several pounds of red meat. Exercise lowers the levels of arachidonic acid in muscle tissue. Consuming higher than normal levels of arachidonic acid will result in the greater retention of this fatty acid in body tissues, which should markedly enhance the output of anabolic prostaglandins in response to physical exercise.

As an essential fatty acid, arachidonic acid is necessary for the operation of the prostaglandin system. Prostaglandins are very well-researched. Briefly, the specific prostaglandins, PGE2 and PGF2a, are vital to protein turnover and muscle accumulation. They are responsible for regulating the direct local (muscular) response to physical exercise. Prostaglandins start exerting their strong effects on muscle growth immediately following physical exertion. They in turn play a pivotal role in what will be going on in your muscles during the days of recovery that will follow. Without them, there is no muscle growth! The role arachidonic acid plays in muscle growth is much more than just that of a precursor to prostaglandin. Arachiconic acid release is therefore the very first trigger in a long cascade that controls the rebuilding and strengthening of muscle tissue after exercise.

Recommended use: Take 1 softgel capsule daily for long-term supplementation. Take up to 5 capsules daily for brief "loading cycles" not to exceed 50 days. Loading may be resumed after 50 days of normal supplementation.

Product warning: This product is not recommended if you have diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis, heart disease, are pregnant, or are suffering from any inflammatory diseases. Consult with your physician before use if you are taking any medications, or suffer any health conditions where red meat consumption is restricted.