Now Foods Carbo Gain is a pure maltodextrin, a complex carb derived from non genetically modified corn. Maltodextrin contains "glucose polymers" which are chains of glucose molecules which are easy for the body to digest and assimilate.
Mix 1/2 cup of Carbo Gain in 16 oz of water or juice. Consume before, during and after intense exercise for best results. Double this recipe if engaging in prolonged exertion of 2 hours or more.
Serving Size: 1/2 Cup (approximately 63g)
Servings Per Container: About 58
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 60g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Vitamin D 0mcg
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories per day is used for general nutrition advice.
Other Ingredients: Pure Maltodextrin (from corn) (Non-GMO)
Natural color variation may occur in this product. This product is sold by weight not volume. Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
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Clouard C, Le Bourgot C, Respondek F, Bolhuis JE, Gerrits WJJ. A milk formula containing maltodextrin, vs. lactose, as main carbohydrate source, improves cognitive performance of piglets in a spatial task. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):9433. Published 2018 Jun 21. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-27796-1