Amino 2700 is a post-workout supplement manufactured by Universal Nutrition. It ranks 295 out of 438 post-workout supplements and earned an overall thumbs-down recommendation based on seven factors including nutrition label transparency, ingredients, dosing, claims, research rating, and ranking.

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Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-down recommendation. This recommendation is based on the criteria listed below. To earn an overall thumbs-up recommendation, a product must earn a thumbs-up in at least four of the seven areas below. Click on a graded area for an in-depth analysis.

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Effectiveness Rating
Ingredients
Ingredient Dosing
Claims
Research Rating
Nutrition Label Transparency
Ranking Within Category
Overall Recommendation

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Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Ranking Within Category
  4. Summary
  5. Comments

Amino 2700 Simple Report

  • Product Name: Amino 2700
  • Manufacturer: Universal Nutrition
  • Manufacturer Website: Universal Nutrition's Homepage
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  • Supplement Category: Post-Workout Supplements
  • Serving Size: 3 tablets
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.89 out of 3
  • Number of Ingredients: 17
  • Research Rating: 15 (above 60 indicates sufficient research)
  • Nutrition Label Transparency Score: 100%
  • Ranking within Post-Workout Supplements: 295 out of 438 (bottom third within category)
  • Ranking within all Supplement Products: 2,868 out of 4,037 (bottom third of all products)
  • Similarity Index: Amino 2700 shares at least 75% of its ingredient profile with 6 other products

Similarity Index

Amino 2700 shares at least 75% of its ingredient profile with 6 other products.

The Similarity Index is a measure of how closely one product matches another in terms of ingredients. A Similarity Index of 100% means the two products are made up the same ingredients. A Similarity Index of 75% means the products share 75% of their ingredients. The table below lists the products Amino 2700 shares its ingredient lineup with. Click on a product to see a side by side comparison of both products' ingredients.

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Matching Product Name Product Type Similarity Index
1. Amino 1000 by Universal Nutrition Post-Workout Supplements 90%
2. Amino 5600 by Scitec Nutrition Post-Workout Supplements 90%
3. Amino Acid Xtreme 5000 by SAN Nutrition Post-Workout Supplements 90%
4. Amino 1900 by Universal Nutrition Post-Workout Supplements 75%
5. Amino 2250 by Universal Nutrition Post-Workout Supplements 75%
6. Amino Xplode 10000 by Stacker2 Europe Post-Workout Supplements 75%

Amino 2700 Detailed Report

The detailed report provides an in-depth analysis of the product's rating. In addition to showing ratings for each area, this report also provides the required criteria for a thumbs-up in each section.

Effectiveness Rating

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-up in this category because its effectiveness rating is 1.89. A product's effectiveness rating must be at least 1.5 to receive a thumbs-up in this area. This effectiveness rating means Amino 2700 is made up of a mix of both high and low-quality ingredients and may lead to some positive results.

This category illustrates how well a product works based on what the research says about its ingredients. Researchers conduct studies on supplement ingredients to gauge effectiveness. The database grades products on how effective their ingredients are. The effectiveness rating of supplement products is evaluated on a 3 point scale: 3.0 is the most effective, 1.0 is the least effective.

Ingredients

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-down in this category because it contains 0% extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients. A product must contain at least 75% extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

This category rates a product's ingredient makeup. A product should contain mostly extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients with little or no ineffective ones. The database categorizes ingredients as extremely, moderately, or ineffective based on conclusions from research articles.

Amino 2700 contains:

  • unrated ingredients: 9 (the database does not contain information on these ingredients)
  • total ingredients: 17

The following table lists all ingredients found in this product as well as their effectiveness ratings and amounts (if listed).

Ingredient Effectiveness Rating
Histidine 110mg 3 out of 3
Tryptophan 100mg 2.2 out of 3
Glutamine 260mg 1.9 out of 3
Branched Chain Amino Acids 1.3g 1.9 out of 3
Phenylalanine 190mg 1.7 out of 3
Arginine 140mg 1.6 out of 3
Glycine 100mg 1.5 out of 3
Tyrosine 170mg 1.3 out of 3
Alanine* not rated
Aspartic Acid* not rated
Cysteine* not rated
Glutamic Acid* not rated
Lysine* not rated
Methionine* not rated
Proline* not rated
Serine* not rated
Threonine* not rated
Product Effectiveness Rating 1.89

* These ingredients are not included in the Supplement Database.

Note: These ingredients are accurate as of July 12, 2020.

Ingredient Articles

Ingredient Dosing

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-down in this category because 20% of its ingredients are dosed within the effective range. Seventy-five (75)% of product's ingredients must be dosed within the effective range to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

This category compares a product's ingredient dosing to effective doses found in research articles and doses used in other products. When researchers study the efficacy of supplement ingredients, they use specific doses. Manufacturers should create products with ingredient doses that fall within established effective ranges.

Amino 2700 Dosing Compared to Research

This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in Amino 2700 to amounts used in research articles. The first column contains the name of the ingredient as well as the amount. The second column contains the range of effective doses for that ingredient. Note: not all ingredients in the database contain dosing information; only ingredients with scientific dosing information are included in this analysis.

A green checkmark is shown if the ingredient amount falls within the effective range.

A down arrow is shown if an ingredient amount is lower than the effective range.

Ingredient & Amount Effective Range
Arginine 140mg 500mg
Glycine 0.1g 30g
Histidine 0.11g 4g
Branched Chain Amino Acids 1.3g 1.22g - 29.2g
Phenylalanine 0.19g 3g

Amino 2700 Dosing Compared to Other Products

This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in Amino 2700 to amounts used in other products. The first column displays the ingredient and amount. The second column displays the average amount of the ingredient found across all products in the database. The final column displays the range found across all products in the database.

An orange up or down arrow is shown if the ingredient amount is higher or lower than the average.

An equal sign is shown if the ingredient amount is equal to the average.

Ingredient & Amount Average Range
Alanine 0.28g 0.47g 0.16g - 1.8g
Arginine 0.14g 1.01g 0.01g - 6g
Aspartic Acid 610mg 543.71mg 352mg - 972mg
Cysteine 140mg 100.33mg 7mg - 194mg
Glutamic Acid 0.7g 1.6g 0g - 10.68g
Glycine 0.1g 1.12g 0.02g - 3.74g
Glutamine 0.26g 2.12g 0.01g - 10g
Histidine 0.11g 0.19g 0g - 2g
Branched Chain Amino Acids 1.3g 4.67g 0g - 13.4g
Lysine 0.52g 0.77g 0.03g - 3g
Methionine 0.12g 0.21g 0g - 1g
Phenylalanine 0.19g 60.8g 0.01g - 10000g
Proline 0.31g 0.46g 0.01g - 2g
Serine 270mg 248.31mg 15mg - 700mg
Threonine 0.36g 0.61g 0.01g - 2g
Tryptophan 0.1g 0.17g 0g - 1.5g
Tyrosine 0.17g 0.7g 0g - 5.5g

Claims

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-down in this category because 58% of its claims are rated as either extremely or moderately effective. Seventy-five (75)% of a product's claims must be rated as extremely or moderately effective to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

The product’s effectiveness rating is an overall picture of how well a product does or doesn't work. Individual studies research an ingredient's effects on certain claims. For example: does creatine monohydrate increase strength, or does beta alanine improve running performance?

The Supplement Database compiles the conclusions of these studies, and based on a product's ingredient makeup, calculates how well a product does on various claims. The claims below are organized by effectiveness (extremely, moderately, ineffective).

Research Rating

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-down in this category because its research rating is 15. A product's research rating must be at least 60 to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

A research rating of 15 means there is an insufficient amount of research on the product's ingredients to ensure its effectiveness rating is valid.

The research rating is a measure of how much research has been conducted on a product's ingredient makeup. Manufacturers often rely on ingredients without adequate research backing. They may do this to compete with other products that are already using poorly researched ingredients. They may also only use a very small amount of cherry-picked research as a poor justification to use certain ingredients.

The amount of research contained in the database on a product's ingredients determines its research rating. Products with higher ratings are made up of thoroughly researched ingredients.

Nutrition Label and Ingredient Transparency

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-up in this category because its discloses 100% of its ingredient amounts. A product must disclose all ingredient amounts to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

Nutrition label transparency refers to how many ingredients are listed with amounts on the product label. Many supplement manufacturers hide ingredient amounts under the guise of great-sounding proprietary blends such as "Maximum Muscular Size Enhancer" or "Anabolic Cell Strength Matrix."

When manufacturers use proprietary blends, they can hide ingredient amounts making it difficult for consumers to know whether a product is effective.

Amino 2700 contains:

  • total ingredients: 17
  • ingredients with amounts listed: 17
  • ingredients without amounts listed: 0
  • percent of ingredient amounts disclosed: 100%

Product Label

The label below was generated from the information contained in the database about the product's ingredients and amounts. Actual product labels may differ in appearance.

Amino 2700 by Universal Nutrition Product Label

Ranking Within Category

Amino 2700 earned a thumbs-down in this category because it ranks 295 out of 438 in the post-workout supplement category (bottom third). A product must be ranked in the top two-thirds of its category to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

Amino 2700 ranks 295 out of 438 in the Post-Workout Supplements category and 2,868 out of 4,037 in the entire database. The table below lists comparisons with similarly ranked post-workout supplement. Click on a link for an in-depth comparison between the two.

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Amino 2700 vs Other Universal Nutrition Post-Workout Supplements

Manufacturers often create multiple products within the same category. These products are sometimes similar but marketed to different consumers with varying prices. The following table allows you to compare Amino 2700 against its sister products; products manufactured by Universal Nutrition within the post-workout supplements category.

Product Comparison
Amino 2700 vs Amino 1000
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Amino 2700 vs Amino 2250
Amino 2700 vs Amino Octane
Amino 2700 vs Amino Tech
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Summary

Graded Area Reason
Effectiveness Rating rating is greater or equal to the required 1.5
Ingredients less than 75% of ingredients are rated as effective
Ingredient Dosing less than 75% of ingredients are dosed properly
Claims less than 75% of claims are rated as effective
Research Rating research rating is lower than the required 60
Nutrition Label Transparency discloses all ingredient amounts on label
Ranking Within Category ranks in the bottom third of category
Overall Recommendation received a thumbs down in the majority of areas

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