Melanotan II: A synthetic hormone, originally developed to protect against sunlight and theoretically reduce the incidence of sun cancer, Melanotan II has also be found to stimulate male erections. Anecdotally, users report weight loss when using melanotan II and there is experimental evidence to suggest that melanotan II sends signals to the brain that the body is full. Reports of harm are rare, though it has been known to break down muscle tissue. Melanotan II is not approved for therapeutic use but is widely used by the general public. At Schedule 4 in the Poisons Standard, it is not banned by name in sport, but its anabolic effects might fall under the general “similarity of mechanism” clause.
In laboratory tests on fat cells from rodents, pigs, dogs, and humans, the HGH fragment released fat specifically from obese fat cells but not from lean ones, reduced new fat accumulation in all fat cells, enhanced the burning of fat. In rodents (rats and mice), HGH fragment reduced body fat in obese animals but, enhanced fat burning without changing food consumption or inducing growth (as it does not increase IGF levels) or any other unwanted Growth Hormone effect. Recent research has shown AOD9604 to be an extremely potent and effective fat burner. Metabolic is developing AOD-9604 for the potential treatment of obesity. Research studies have shown that AOD9604 actually acts on the reduction of excessive adipose tissues such as those in the abdominal area, increase in muscle mass, and enhances the lipid content of the body.
To amend Schedule 2 entry to exempt paracetamol when compounded with caffeine, in a powder or granule product containing 1000mg or less of paracetamol and in tablets or capsules containing 500mg or less of paracetamol when paracetamol is the only therapeutic active constituent and when supplied in primary packs of not more than 20 tablets/caplets or 10 sachets of powders/granules.
Evidence review and acceptance by the NDPSC in 2007, demonstrated that paracetamol/caffeine combination analgesics have a very low risk of nephrotoxicity. Similarly, the combination analgesics pose a very low risk of toxicity in overdosing with only two fatal cases reported in the USA. However, these cases involved other medications in addition to paracetamol/caffeine with the latter being available in very large pack sizes. Further, there are no known contraindications to the paracetamol/caffeine combination apart from hypersensitivity to the constituents."
All peptide injections are compounded under strict sterile conditions according to USP 797 Standards. We use peptides obtained from a GMP certified manufacturer which are all over 99% pure and endotoxin tested and proven to be safe. We also perform sterility tests on all peptide preparations supplied which ensures the quality and safety of our products.
You’ve already learned that sufficient protein intake (above 0.5g/lb of body weight) can assist with adequate IGF-1 and growth hormone production. Whey protein provides your body with a complete profile of necessary amino acids, including leucine. Leucine is an amino acid that promotes greater muscle protein synthesis and assists the body while gaining lean muscle mass and losing fat tissue simultaneously.
These results also demonstrate that, unlike hGH, AOD9604 has no negative effect on carbohydrate metabolism. This was previously demonstrated in mice. Chronic administration of hGH to ob/ob mice depressed glucose oxidation and increase plasma glucose levels. AOD9604 had no such effects, no changes in circulating plasma glucose in either lean nor obese ob/ob mice have been observed [20]. AOD9604 did not cause hyperglycemia or affect insulin sensitivity in rats and mice [18, 20].
The amazing effects of HCG on the hypothalamus were discovered by Dr. Albert T. W. Simeons in 1954, who observed that malnourished women tend to give birth to healthy babies with normal birth weights. Dr. Simeons concluded that women are able to do this because the HCG hormone that their bodies naturally produced during pregnancy helped their bodies to metabolise subcutaneous fat. hCG released by the embryo also helps women with weight redistribution (helps prevent uneven deposits of weight on thighs, abdomen, hips etc) and therefore women concerned with hormonal weight gain are ideal candidates for this diet.
Without side effects with an appropriate assay, this peptide contributes to fat loss and muscle gain. CJC-1295 DAC could interest those wishing to rarely perform injections due to a stable rate over time rather than intermittent dosages, that provides the maximum necessary for optimal effect. Its use combined with a GHRP is interesting but not as much as with MOD-GRF whose peaks of free GHRH peptides would be coordinated with the GHRP associated.
A comparison of β3-AR RT-PCR expression levels in white (A) and brown (B) adipose tissues from lean and obese mice treated for 14 d with saline, AOD9604, or hGH. Results are displayed as a percentage, compared with lean controls, and expressed as the mean ± SE of three determinations in each group. *, P < 0.05; #, P< 0.05 obese control vs. lean control.
When the AFL Peptides scandal hit, Calzada was forced to clarify the facts about AOD9604, and put out a cleverly worded press statement aimed at potential investors, concentrating on the fact that AOD9604 had been proven safe in large scale clinical trials (neglecting to mention a lack of effectiveness) and spoke of the success of AOD9604 on stimulating bone growth, and on cartilage and muscle cell repair in in-vitro trials (2,4). The black market uses for this peptide in muscle repair and treatment of obesity were also mentioned in the release, and it is clear through media reports on this scandal that Calzada gained traction from the profile boost (8).
In no particular order of importance, here they are: I swallow colostrum capsules every morning, I drink raw animal milk such as camel milk and goat milk in moderation, and I use the equivalent of around 30 grams of grass-fed whey protein each day in a smoothie (if you’re vegan or if whey protein doesn’t agree with your stomach, you can combine digestive enzymes with a vegan protein such as brown rice protein, pea protein or hemp protein for an effect similar to whey protein).
It is also notable that the rise in absolute concentrations of ANP and Nt‐proANP after weight loss surgery was comparable to that observed with a 2‐L saline infusion. This observation suggests that the magnitude of obesity‐induced alteration in natriuretic peptide production is physiologically relevant. The slope of the natriuretic peptide response to saline challenge was similar before and after weight loss, suggesting that obesity does not blunt the responsiveness of the natriuretic peptide axis to salt challenge, but rather alters the “set point.”
Hexarelin: Part of a family of drugs called growth hormone-releasing peptides (GHRP; commonly shortened in media to “peptides”) Hexarelin increases the body’s production of its own human growth hormone, and in so doing may help increase muscle mass and strength. The potential adverse effects of repeated doses of peptides may include various hormonal imbalances in the body. Hexarelin is banned by WADA. –– Benjamin Koh
Human Growth Hormone (hGH) is not only important for growth processes during childhood, but plays a pivotal role in lipid metabolism throughout life. It is well known that hGH is involved in the regulation of lipolysis and lipogenesis. Therefore, hGH was implicated as a good potential candidate for the treatment of obesity. However undesired side effects, such as induction of glucose intolerance and insulin resistance, diabetes, acromegaly, cancer, edema, and hypertension [10-13] rendered therapeutic doses of hGH unsuitable for long-term treatments in humans.
One more way for growth hormone to help with fat loss is that this sustains the levels of blood glucose through inhibiting glucose uptake to the peripheral cells, reducing the glucose oxidation for the energy in cells and thus boosting the production of the glucose in the cells from amino acids and fats. The blood’s free fatty acids from lipolysis also partially obstruct the insulin receptors on the cell membranes, reducing insulin’s effectiveness in triggering glucose removal from the blood that causes decreased sensitivity to insulin or insulin resistance. These will then result to fat loss, particularly from the difficult to move intra-abdominal storages of fat.
The study subjects were brought back to the MGH CRC 6 months after gastric bypass surgery and underwent an identical saline infusion protocol. Subjects were excluded from completing the second saline challenge protocol if they had developed complications of gastric bypass surgery including significant peri‐operative complications (myocardial infarction, persistent atrial fibrillation, sepsis, or gastrointestinal bleeding requiring blood transfusion >2 units).
Amongst its metabolic effects, hGH can induce inhibition of lipoprotein lipase activity in adipose tissue, stimulating lipolysis in adipocytes, which results in the reduction of fat cell mass [4-7]. Moreover, a correlation has been found between adiposity and the reduced circulating levels of hGH [8]. When applied systemically, hGH reduces body fat mass and influences fat distribution [9]. Therefore, treatment with hGH should theoretically have a positive impact on obesity. However, long term treatment with hGH is associated with various health risks, including glucose intolerance and insulin resistance, diabetes, acromegaly, cancer, edema, and hypertension [10-13].

The scheduling of paracetamol and caffeine when combined in a compound analgesic as the only active ingredients was again reviewed by the NDPSC at its 57th Meeting in October 2009 after the Committee had received a request to reconsider the scheduling on the grounds of potential toxicity if used in excess. This issue had been extensively reviewed at the June 2007 meeting and it was decided that Schedule 2 remained appropriate.
These “protein chains”, are not just turned to by gym junkies for their muscle synthesising and fat burning properties. With peptides for injury recovery and repair, cognition, anti-aging, sleep, tanning, improving libido, or anxiety, to name a few, this growing market caters for everyone. Unfortunately, there has been a lot of stigma in the public eye due to media and press, shaming their use and clouding potential in debilitating chronic conditions such as obesity, muscle atrophy, osteoarthritis, dementia, Alzheimer’s or even recovery post stroke.

Fenphedra could have easily been our #1 rated diet pill for women if not for its safety concerns. There have been rumors Fenphedra contains phentermine and prescription-strength pain relievers. Any rumors of such claims are completely false, but Fenphedra does contain phenylethylamine. Often referred to as the “Love Drug,” phenylethylamine is extracted from cocoa and responsible for the “chocolate high” sensation. Fenphedra also contains Green Coffee Bean, Chromax and Dicaffeine Malate, which dramatically burn fat, suppress appetite, and increase energy. Finding bottles of Fenphedra in the U.S. can be difficult because rumors are flourishing that it may be taken off the market like banned diet pills for women. Fenphedra retails for $130 per bottle and comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. The cheapest place to buy online occasionally has bottles available for as low as $69.95. Read More

Press coverage and word of mouth has generated quite a bit of hype around AOD9604. Despite its popularity on the black market, there is no research into the safety and effect of injecting this peptide at high doses. Intriguingly, it is not currently in Calzada's interest to fight the black market production of AOD9604, even though it is a patented product. Calzada lack the funds to legitimately boost the reputation of this peptide through clinical trials, and there is a strong chance these would once again prove that AOD9604 has no effect. The good reputation this peptide currently enjoys is likely to provide strong leverage to its marketing as a food supplement in the United States.
The final study involved an assessment of the acute effect of AOD9604 and a β3-AR agonist (BRL37344) on energy expenditure, fat oxidation, and glucose oxidation in WT andβ 3-KO mice. When AOD9604 or BRL37344 were administered to WT mice, an acute increase in fat oxidation and energy expenditure occurred, with an associated reduction in glucose oxidation (Fig. 6A). The effect plateaued 18 min following injection and remained stable for the duration of the experiment. The response to the two compounds was very similar, despite the fact we have previously shown that AOD9604 does not directly interact with the β3-AR as demonstrated by ligand binding studies (11). This clear separation of pathways was further confirmed in Fig. 6B in which AOD9604 clearly increases fat oxidation and energy expenditure inβ 3-KO mice, whereas BRL37344 does not. The KO mice neither decrease their glucose oxidation in response to AOD9604 nor show a prolonged increase in fat oxidation and energy expenditure in response to AOD9604.

Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides (GHRP) are a class of compounds, which stimulate the release of growth hormone. GHRP variants include GHRP-2, GHRP-6, hexarelin, ipamorelin (Thomas et al, 2011) and agents with similar actions including CJC-1295 (Teichman et al, 2006, Acherman et al, 1999, Walker et al, 2006). These agents are considered peptide hormones. GHRPs are thought to act by stimulating the release of endogenous human growth hormone leading to pharmacological effects such as increased bone mineral density, increased lean muscle mass, modest improvements in strength and improved recovery from injuries such as fractures (Smith, 2005).

Our peptide therapies are also known as secretagogues – a substance that promotes secretion.  These amino acid chains communicate with the body to produce or release growth hormone.  The increased volume of human growth hormone produced by the pituitary gland causes an increase in the production of Insulin-Like Grow Factor-1 (IGF-1) by the liver and results in several health benefits such as:
As in the previous study there were no clinically relevant changes observed in safety laboratory parameters 24 hours following administration of AOD9604 or placebo. Similarly, there were no clinically relevant changes in vital signs (blood pressure, radial pulse rate and temperature) or ECGs recorded at any of the scheduled time points up to 24 hours post dose. There were no significant changes in glucose or IGF-1 levels following AOD9604 treatment compared with placebo.
Comparing everything else is hard due to branding... don't want to start going into branding for obvious reasons. GH is incredible for fatloss but some brands add so much water it is hard to see the results to begin with. But due to the high serum and igf-1 from gh excellent results are to be had. Many factors come into play though which I am sure your well aware of. I think the ghrp's (2 and 6 for example) are excellent for fatloss if you keep up with the 4 daily injections in your research. Otherwise they are nowhere as effective due to the short peak times... so one must be organized and disciplined to get the full benefits.
Obesity is the Western World’s most common health problem, and has reached epidemic proportions according to the World Health Organisation. More than 20% of the adult population in developed countries are obese – more than 300 million adults worldwide. In addition, more than 50% of adults in developed countries are overweight. Obesity is associated with other health-related problems such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Often when something is too good to be true, it usually is. The reality is peptides are not a magic potion that substitutes good nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices. Fundamentally, peptides enhance the body’s own natural processes to produce their various effects, and many of these protein chains are already produced in the body to a certain degree. Often referred to as “the fountain of youth”, certain peptides have shown to reverse the decline in metabolic processes and repair associated with aging, restoring the body back into a more regenerative, youthful state by stimulating release of the body’s own natural human growth hormone (hGH).