Origin: Obtained through applying a branching enzyme to cornstarch
Also Known As:
Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin
Overview: Cluster dextrin is a variation of dextrin that is often used in carbohydrate-based sports drink supplements. It is highly soluble in water and it passes through the stomach faster than other carbohydrate supplements. Because of this, it efficiently provides a source of energy during exercise.
Common Dosage: 25 grams for every hour of physical activity