What You Should Know
DX 7 is a potent vitamin supplement for athletes and bodybuilders. Protein Factory lists every ingredient in the vitamin and many are repeats of supplements sold by the company. Taking too many supplements, in some cases, can be worse than not taking enough. Protein Factory sells DX 7 from the official website. No testimonials are offered to give consumers an idea of how the supplement is tolerated.
List of Ingredients
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene) 10,000 IU 200%, Vitamin C 250 mgs 415%, Vitamin D3 400 IU 100%, Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol) 150 IU 500%, Thiamin Vit B1 50 mgs 3225%, Riboflavin Vit B2 50 mgs 3500%, Niacin Vit B 3 (as niacinamide) 100 mgs 500%, Vitamin B6 50 mgs 2500%, Folic Acid 400 mcgs 100%, Vitamin B 12 (as cyanocobalamin) 200 mcgs 730%, Biotin 300 mcgs 100%ug, Panthothenic Acid 50 mgs 500%.
Magnesium Citrate: 160 mgs 40%, Manganese Aspartate: 2 mgs 100%, Potassium Citrate: 50 mgs 2%, Copper: 2 mgs 100%, Chromium Picolinate: 200 mcgs 166%, Selenium: 50 mcgs 70%, Iodine:150 mcgs 100%, Molybdenum: 75 mcgs 100%, Zinc Aspartate: 15 mgs.
Metabolic Intermediates: Anti-Oxidants.
Adaptogens and Methyl Donors: Lutein: 500mcgs*, Inositol: 100 mgs*, Boron: 3 mgs*, Inosine: 100 mgs*, Vanadyl Sulfate: 1mg*, Trimethylglycine: 25 mgs*, Para Aminobenzoic Acid: 25 mgs*, Methyl Sulfonyl Methaine: 25 mgs*, Lycopene: 300 mcg*.
Ergogenic Co-Factors: Siberian Ginseng: 50 mgs*, CoQ10: 10mgs*, Betaine Hydrochloride: 50 mgs*, Rutin: 10 mgs*, Beta Glucan: 50 mgs*, Bioflavonoids: 25mgs*, Gingko Biloba: 300 mgs*, L-Methionine HCL: 50 mgs*.
Anabolic and Anti Catabolic Agents: Branch Chain Amino Acids: Leucine: 250 mgs Isoleucine: 250 mgs Valine: 250 mgs.
Athletes and bodybuilders typically take a variety of supplements, drink protein shakes and drink energy shakes or sports drinks throughout the day. Many of these products contain ingredients similar to those in DX 7. For instance, leucine, isoleucine and valine are branched chain amino acids. These are commonly found in bodybuilding supplements, protein powders and foods.
The specialized complexes, Adaptogens and Ergogenic Co-Factors, may not be what the dieter or bodybuilder is looking for in a vitamin supplement. The price of $27.45 is less than the individual supplements would cost if purchased separately.
In order to pack all these ingredients into one serving, the user has to take four capsules per day after a meal. Vitamins are commonly consumed after a meal to prevent stomach upset or discomfort and speed up digestion of the supplement.
- All ingredients for DX 7 are listed on Protein Factory.
- The price is lower than other comparable supplements.
- The ingredient list contains more than vitamins and minerals.
- Not enough vitamin C to boost immunity.
- Contains BCAAs commonly found in protein.
This may be the ultimate vitamin supplement for athletes, but not every athlete needs this type of supplement. There are a few too many ingredients overlapping other supplements and sports drinks.