Now Foods, Dextrose Powder, Quick Energy Fuel, 10 lbs (4536 g) (Discontinued Item)
By Now Foods10 Reviews
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12.65 lbs (5.74 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-06924
- UPC Code: 733739069245
- Package Quantity: 10 lbs (4536 g)
- Dimensions: 7.8 x 7.8 x 11.2 in, 10.7 lbs (4.85 kg)
- 100% Pure
- Quick Energy Fuel
- Mega Size
- All Natural: No Aspartame, No Sucralose, No Acesulfame-K
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian Product
Dextrose, or glucose as it's also known, is a monosaccharide that is approximately 30% less sweet than pure or refined cane sugar, and is not associated with either fructose or lactose. It is derived entirely from corn, making it natural, effective, and easily utilized by the body. Its fine texture and moderate sweetness make dextrose versatile for a wide range of applications. However, it offers an especially important effect for athletes. As a simple sugar, it is well-tolerated by most individuals with healthy blood sugar levels, and can be consumed before, during, and after the most intense training sessions.
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 (GI) 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. NOW Dextrose is 100% pure and manufactured under NOW's strict quality standards.
As a dietary supplement mix 2 level tablespoons of Dextrose Powder 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. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Whey Protein Isolate, Pyruvate and Creatine.
100% pure dextrose from corn
Contains no salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
This product is sold by weight not volume
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
|Serving Size: 2 level Tablespoons (20 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 226|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate||18 g||6%*|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I'm just going to say this in a nutshell: This stuff gives you the energy you need while exercising. I'd almost fall asleep on my yoga mat before! Now I get through my whole exercise no problem. It also keeps you from losing muscle by keeping your body's glucose levels up. Great stuff, awesome price.
For the past few years I'd been trying to develop my upper body - not to get huge and beefy - all I was asking for was a little more muscle. My efforts were fruitless until I learned that, in addition to protein, simple carbs are also important post-workout. So I started taking this just over the past week and I can already feel and see the difference.