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