L-Arginine 500 mg is necessary for the production of protein, L-arginine also helps rid the body of ammonia (a waste product) and stimulates the release of insulin. In addition, L-arginine is used to make nitric oxide (a compound that relaxes the blood vessels). L-arginine-rich foods include plant and animal proteins, such as dairy products, meat, poultry, fish, and nuts.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules 1 to 3 times daily as needed. Take between meals or at bedtime with a carbohydrate drink to facilitate absorption.