Monday, August 25, 2014

Product Review: PES Alphamine: Ignite thermogenesis and kickstart your fat burning

PEScience Alphamine, Cotton Candy, 8.59 Ounce

  1. Ignite thermogenesis and kickstart your fat burning
  2. Provide an instant, customizable source of clean energy
  3. Retain muscle mass and strength during the fat loss process

Most of the ingredients fall into more than one of those categories. We’ll go through the full breakdown below. Keep in mind, this isn’t in any specific order:

  1. Oregon State University; Linus Pauling Institute; “Choline;” Updated August 2009
  2. Apicella J; University Of Connecticut; “The Effect of Betaine Supplementation on Performance and Muscle Mechanisms;” May 2011
  3. Mero AA., et al.; Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition; “Effects of
  4. alfa-hydroxy-isocaproic acid on body composition, DOMS and performance in athletes;” January 2010
  5. Lang CH., et al.; American journal of physiology, endocrinology, and metabolism; “Chronic α-hydroxyisocaproic acid treatment improves muscle recovery after immobilization-induced atrophy;” August 2013
    Fujikawa T., et al.; The British Journal of Nutrition; “Chronic administration of Eucommia leaf stimulates metabolic function of rats across several organs;” December 2010
    Thom E.; The journal of international medical research; “The effect of chlorogenic acid enriched coffee on glucose absorption in healthy volunteers and its effect on body mass when used long-term in overweight and obese people;” November-December 2007
  6. Zhang W., et al.; The American Journal of Chinese Medicine; “Eucommia leaf extract (ELE) prevents OVX-induced osteoporosis and obesity in rats;” 2012
  7. Cropley V., et al.; Psychopharmacology; “Does coffee enriched with chlorogenic acids improve mood and cognition after acute administration in healthy elderly? A pilot study;” February 2012
  8. Oi-Kano Y., et al.; Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology;” Oleuropein, a phenolic compound in extra virgin olive oil, increases uncoupling protein 1 content in brown adipose tissue and enhances noradrenaline and adrenaline secretions in rats;” October 2008
  9. Oi-Kano Y., et al.; The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry; “Oleuropein supplementation increases urinary noradrenaline and testicular testosterone levels and decreases plasma corticosterone level in rats fed high-protein diet;” May 2013
  10. Anter J., et al.; Mutation Research; “A pilot study on the DNA-protective, cytotoxic, and apoptosis-inducing properties of olive-leaf extracts;” August 2011
  11. Omar SH.; Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal: SPJ: The Official Publication of the Saudi Pharmaceutical Society; “Cardioprotective and neuroprotective roles of oleuropein in olive” July 2010
  12. Astorino TA., Robertson DW.; Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research National Strength and Conditioning Association; “Efficacy of acute caffeine ingestion for short-term high-intensity exercise performance: a systematic review;” January 2010
  13. Lorist MM., Tops M.; Brain and cognition; “Caffeine, fatigue, and cognition;” October 2003
  14. Glade MJ.; Nutrition; “Caffeine-Not just a stimulant;” October 2010
  15. Westerterp-Plantenga MS., et al.; Obesity Research; “Body weight loss and weight maintenance in relation to habitual caffeine intake and green tea supplementation;” July 2005
  16. Hursel R., Westerterp-Plantenga MS.; International Journal of Obesity; “Thermogenic ingredients and body weight regulation;” April 2010
    Goldstein ER., et al.; Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition; “International society of sports nutrition position stand: caffeine and performance;” January 2010
  17. Graham TE.; “Caffeine and exercise: metabolism, endurance and performance;” 2001
  18. Tarnopolsky M., Cupido C.; Journal of Applied Physiology; “Caffeine potentiates low frequency skeletal muscle force in habitual and nonhabitual caffeine consumers;” November 2000
  19. Warren GL., et al.; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; “Effect of caffeine ingestion on muscular strength and endurance: a meta-analysis;”  July 2010
  20. Lee SR., et al.; Lipids in health and disease; “Acute oral intake of a higenamine-based dietary supplement increases circulating free fatty acids and energy expenditure in human subjects;” October 2013
  21. Kimura I., et al.; Japanese journal of pharmacology; “Positive chronotropic and inotropic effects of higenamine and its enhancing action on the aconitine-induced tachyarrhythmia in isolated murine atria;” September 1994
  22. Texas Heart Institute; “Inotropic Agents;” Updated October 2013
  23. Bai G., et al.; Acta pharmacolgica sinica; “Identification of higenamine in Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata as a beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist1;” October 2008
  24. Ostojic SM.; Research in sports medicine; “Yohimbine: the effects on body composition and exercise performance in soccer players;” October-December 2006
  25. McCarty MF; Medical hypotheses; “Pre-exercise administration of yohimbine may enhance the efficacy of exercise training as a fat loss strategy by boosting lipolysis;” June 2002

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