IGF-1

Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is an anabolic derivative of Growth Hormone that is thought to mediate cell growth and muscle protein synthesis. Supplements that increase IGF-1 are thought to promote muscle hypertrophy.

   

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Insulin-like growth factor-1


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The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what what supplements affect IGF-1
GradeLevel of Evidence
ARobust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials
BMultiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
CSingle double blind study or multiple cohort studies
DUncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
SupplementChange
Magnitude of Effect Size
Scientific ConsensusComments
BCreatine
Comparative Health Goals evidence only available to buyers of our Supplement-Goals Reference

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BDehydroepiandrosterone
BZinc
BRed Clover Extract
BColostrum
CMelatonin
COlive leaf extract
CWhey Protein
CVelvet Antler
CL-Carnitine
CHMB
CCitrulline
CEurycoma Longifolia Jack
CTrimethylglycine
CUrsolic Acid

References

  1. Bang HS1, et al. Ursolic Acid-induced elevation of serum irisin augments muscle strength during resistance training in men. Korean J Physiol Pharmacol. (2014)

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