Origin: Enzymatically derived from any starch
Overview: Maltodextrin is a polysaccharide that is used as a food additive. It is produced from starch by partial hydrolysis and is usually found as a white hygroscopic spray-dried powder.
It is easily digestible and is often an ingredient in the production of soft drinks, candy, and a variety of other processed foods, and personal care items.
Since it is a complex carbohydrate, it is also used as an ingredient in many sports drinks and snacks. It provides a reliable and fast source of calories and energy while supporting post-workout recovery.
IN sime cases, maltodextrin is also part of the treatment plan for people afflicted with chronic hypoglycemia as a means for increasing blood sugar levels in the body.
- Thickening agent
- Filling agent for processed food
- Providing a reliable and fast source of energy for athletes and bodybuilders
- Supporting weight gain among wrestlers and bodybuilders without the risk for dehydration
- Stimulating insulin in the body
- Supporting colorectal functions in some people
Common Dosage: 80 grams per serving