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Methoxy Flavone (5-methyl-7-methoxy-isoflavone)
by
Peak Nutrition

200 mg. x 60 tablets

  • INCREASES PROTEIN SYNTHESIS AND LEAN BODY MASS
  • CAN REDUCE BODY FAT AND LOWER CHOLESTEROL
  • ANTI-CATABOLIC

5-methyl-7-methoxy-isoflavone, aka methoxyflavone, is a remarkable product. While not as strong as a steroid, it is highly anabolic, yet totally free of any androgenic effects, such as male pattern baldness, enlarged prostate, gynecomastia, or liver damage.

Methoxyisoflavone increases calcium, phosphorous, potassium and nitrogen retention to a significant degree. In humans, methoxyisoflavone demonstrated an anabolic effect through increased protein synthesis and faster protein utilization (probably due to the increased nitrogen retention) resulting in lean tissue growth. In animal testing, significant lean tissue gains of up to 20% (average 11.25%) were measured within 30 days and were accompanied by an increase in vitality. After detailed investigation, no alteration of endocrine function was found, clearly indicating that gains were non-hormonal in origin.

Moreover, methoxyisoflavone has been proved to have an anti-catabolic effect - meaning that muscles don't break down so much after training and have a better opportunity to keep on growing. In experiments, methoxyisoflavone partially suppressed the catabolic effects of cortisone and it was concluded that "identical doses of anabolic steroids do not exert anabolic effects stronger than those of these compounds!".

Other human research has found that methoxyisoflavone is capable of inhibiting the aromatization (conversion via the enzyme aromatase) of testorsterone into estrogen. That means that testosterone becomes more effective. A further benefit of methoxyisoflavone is that it lowers cholesterol. It also may promote prostate health by preventing the conversion of testosterone to DHT, which is associated with enlarged prostate and prostate cancer in men.

Methoxyisoflavone is often found mixed with protein powders for bodybuilding or combination with other supplements such as ecdysterone.

Recommended use: Methoxyisoflavone appears to be most effective at daily doses of 800 mg. and above. Results appear to be dose dependant. Therefore, take 2 to 4 tablets twice daily.