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Carbo Gain - Pure Maltodextrin Overview

Carbs have become a dirty word with respect to weight loss but it's a mistake to think that carbs don't have their place. The right intake of the right kind of carbs is one of the make or break factors in a weight loss or training program, and that's where NOW Foods Carbo Gain is such a useful product.

Carbo Gain lets you add precise amounts of carbohydratres to your diet, so that when you need to do so, you don't have to make major meal plan changes, or eat calorie-rich carbs like a pasta. You need carbs right after a workout, for example, so adding Carbo Gain to your low carb whey protein makes it a much better post-workout recovery shake than without it. Or double up the protein powder serving and add liberal amounts of Carbo Gain to make a weight gain shake. Carbo Gain consists of very pure and high-quality maltodextrin which has a mildly sweet taste and works with any flavor or sweetener. Be aware, though, that although maltodextrin is structurally a complex carbohydrate, it has a high glycemic index unlike complex carbs from whole grains, oatmeal or vegetables. That doesn't make Carbo Gain a bad product, it just means you should use Carbo Gain as a carb source only, not as a substitute for these necessary and healthy whole-food carb sources.

Carbo Gain - Pure Maltodextrin Description from Now
NOW Sports Carbo Gain is pure maltodextrin, a complex carbohydrate derived from non-GMO corn. Maltodextrin is comprised of "glucose polymers," which are chains of glucose molecules that are easy for the body to digest and assimilate.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 63 grams
Servings Per Container: 86
Ingredient Amount % Daily Value**
Calories 240
Total Fat 0g 0
-Saturated Fat 0g 0
-Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0
Sodium 45mg 2
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22
-Dietary Fiber 0g 0
-Total Sugars 2g
--Includes 0g Added Sugars 0
Protein 0g 0
Vitamin D 0mcg 0
Calcium 16mg 2
Iron 0mg 0
Potassium 0mg 0
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish, or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Steroid Free - Vegan - Kosher - Non GMO - No Artificial S

Pure Maltodextrin (from Non-GMO Corn)

Manufacturer's Directions
Mix 1/2 cup of Carbo Gain in 16 oz. 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.

Manufacturer's Disclaimer
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Store in a cool, dry dark place after opening.

California Prop 65 Warnings
WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals, including lead, which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.

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