Body Volt - Maltodextrin Powder 500g (Unflavoured)
by Body Volt
✔ 100% Pure Maltodextrin Powder
✔ Aids recovery after exercise
✔ Excellent value for money
What is Maltodextrin?
Maltodextrin is a complex carbohydrate which has a high GI(Glycaemic Index) so it is rapidly absorbed by the body and is therefore an excellent option for those in need of a quick source of energy. This makes it ideal for post-workout or after a sports fixture when the glycogen (carbohydrate) stores have been used up. This Maltodextrin powder is white in colour and has no flavour or odour.
What are the benefits of taking Maltodextrin?
High intensity and endurance exercise leads to muscle fatigue and the depletion of glycogen stores in skeletal muscle. Taking a fast absorbing carbohydrate after exercise such as Maltodextrin helps replenish glycogen stores and improves recovery. It is thought that the beneficial effect is obtained from a total intake of 4g of carbohydrate per kg body weight, at doses, within the first 4 hours and no later than 6 hours of exercise.
Research studies suggest that combining carbohydrates with your post-workout protein shake can enhance muscle protein synthesis (muscle growth and repair). The addition of carbohydrates causes more insulin to be released which results in more protein and amino acids being taken up by the muscle cells, where they can be used for the growth and repair of the muscle.
When is the best time to take Maltodextrin?
The best time to take Maltodextrin is after; a workout, race or sports fixture when glycogen (carbohydrate) stores need to be replenished. It can also be taken prior to exercise to ensure energy stores are sufficient.
How much Maltodextrin should I take?
We recommend adding 25g (2.5 levels scoops) to at least 150ml of water, juice or a protein shake. A larger serving may be beneficial following a particularly hard or extended bout of exercise as glycogen stores will be depleted to a greater extent.
Per 100 g
%RI* Per 25g
1615 kJ / 380 kcal
404 kJ / 95 kcal
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*RI = Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).
Maltodextrin Powder (100%).
Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use if seal is broken before first use. Store in sealed pouch, in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This product is intended to be used alongside an active lifestyle and a balanced diet and should not be used as a substitute. If you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking any medication consult your doctor or GP before taking this product.
Suitable for vegetarians. No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.