NOW Dextrose is a premium grade grain-source complex carbohydrate powder that you can use to strategically add carbs to protein shakes or other drinks. Use NOW's Dextrose carbs to enhance plain protein powder's ability to help you recover from intense exercise and blunt the release of the catabolic hormone cortisol. NOW Dextrose powder has a fluffy white appearance and neutral taste, so it blends well into anything without affecting taste.
Dextrose (also known as glucose) is a monosaccharide or simple sugar that is about 30% less sweet than cane sugar. It is derived entirely from corn, is low cost and contains no fructoseor lactose.
From an athletic performance perspective, dextrose can help ensure that hard-worked muscles are not deprived the protein and nutrients they need to recover, repair, and replenish. Dextrose has a high glycemic index rating which allows it to enter the bloodstream very quickly. This action stimulates a powerful and almost instantaneous insulin response. Insulin is a natural hormone with strong anabolic properties that helps drive nutrients into the cells of hungry muscle fibers, such as creatine monohydrate, beta-alanine, L-arginine, L-carnitine and others.
|Serving Size: 20 grams|
Servings per Container: 226
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|** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
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100% Pure Dextrosefrom Corn. Contains no salt, yest, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/Vegan Product
As a dietary supplement, mix 2 level tablespoons of Dextrose Powder in a 16oz. of water or juice. Consume before, during and after intense exercise for best results. Double this recipe if engaging in prolonged exertion of 2 hours or more.