Mar 16, 2000
We would like to know what is Juven? Is it a nutritional supplement? If yes, what is it comprising of?
Response from Dr. Fisher
I posted answers to this question twice last night. Anyway juven is a combination of 2 amino acids, arginine and glutamine with a related chemical HMB. The claims indicate that juven helps build muscle mass which indeed it might as a supplement. However the juven web site (www.juven.com) only references one clinical study in HIV/AIDS patients. So the jury is out. But it is unlikely to be harmful in anyway and may be worth a try. Exercise and a full nutritious diet is critical in any effort to add muscle mass. Alvan Fisher, M.D.
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