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Creatine Powder

Creatine Powder supports athletic performance and
endurance and may support the respiratory system.‡

$54.00 or Original price was: $54.00.Current price is: $48.60. / month

(Subscriptions can be managed in your account and cancelled at any time without penalty.)

SKU 825 Category

Description

Creatine (creatine monohydrate) is a nitrogenous organic acid that helps supply energy to all the cells of the body, though it is primarily found in muscle.  Energy is produced by producing phosphocreatine, an important factor in increasing the formation of adenosine triphosphate.‡

Creatine is produced naturally in the human liver, pancreas, and kidneys.  It is concentrated primarily in muscle tissues, including the heart.  Animal proteins, including fish, are the main source of the 1–2 grams per day of dietary creatine most people consume.  Supplements in the form of creatine monohydrate are well absorbed and tolerated by the stomach.‡

People involved in intense physical activity, especially those limiting their intake of red meat, may have low muscle stores of creatine.  Several muscle diseases, as well as rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic circulatory and respiratory diseases, are associated with lowered creatine levels.‡

 

 

Warning:  If you are pregnant or lactating woman, have any health conditions, or are taking any medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider prior to use.

‡ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Ingredients

 

Dosage

Mix 1 teaspoon of powder in water or juice 5-6 times per day for 3-5 days.
Thereafter, take 1 teaspoon twice daily.

Count

500 Grams (100 servings)

Science

Buford TW, Kreider RB, Stout JR, Greenwood M, Campbell B, Spano M, Ziegenfuss T, Lopez H, Landis J, Antonio J. International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2007 Aug 30;4:6. doi: 10.1186/1550-2783-4-6. PMID: 17908288; PMCID: PMC2048496.

Kreider, R.B., Kalman, D.S., Antonio, J. et al. International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: safety and efficacy of creatine supplementation in exercise, sport, and medicine. J Int Soc Sports Nutr 14, 18 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-017-0173-z

Common questions and misconceptions about creatine supplementation: what does the scientific evidence really show?  Authors: Jose Antonio1* , Darren G. Candow2 , Scott C. Forbes3 , Bruno Gualano4 , Andrew R. Jagim5 , Richard B. Kreider6 , Eric S. Rawson7 , Abbie E. Smith-Ryan8 , Trisha A. VanDusseldorp9 , Darryn S. Willoughby10 and Tim N. Ziegenfuss11

Wallimann, T., Harris, R. Creatine: a miserable life without it. Amino Acids 48, 1739–1750 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00726-016-2297-x

Thomas, D.T.; Erdman, K.A.; Burke, L.M., Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: Nutrition and Athletic Performance, J.Acad.Nutr.Diet. (2016), 116 (3), S. 501 – 528

Effect of dietary supplements on lean mass and strength gains with resistance exercise: a meta-analysis, Steven L. Nissen and Rick L. Sharp, Journal of Applied Physiology 2003 94:2, 651-659

Clark, B. C. & Manini, T. M. (2010). Functional Consequences of Sarcopenia and Dynapenia in the Elderly. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, 13 (3), 271 –276.

MacDougall, J. D., Ward, G. R., Sale, D. G. & Sutton, J. R. (1977). Biochemical adaptation of human skeletal muscle to heavy resistance training and immobilization. Journal of Applied Physiology, 43, 700–703.

Simpson AJ, Horne S, Sharp P, Sharps R, Kippelen P. Effect of Creatine Supplementation on the Airways of Youth Elite Soccer Players. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2019 Aug;51(8):1582-1590. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001979. PMID: 30913162; PMCID: PMC6693921.

Faager G, Söderlund K, Sköld CM, Rundgren S, Tollbäck A, Jakobsson P. Creatine supplementation and physical training in patients with COPD: a double blind, placebo-controlled study. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2006;1(4):445-53. doi: 10.2147/copd.2006.1.4.445. PMID: 18044100; PMCID: PMC2707812.