Description of Micronized Creatine Monohydrate Powder, 1.1 lb, NOW Foods
NOW Creatine Monohydrate Micronized
- 100% Pure Powder.
- ATP Energizer.
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
NOW® Micronized Creatine Mononhydrate Powder has many advantages over regular creatine monohydrate powder. The smaller particle size means more surface area, allowing for better mixing and faster absorption in the body.
Creatine Monohydrate is a naturally occurring compound found in the human body and obtained in the diet primarily from meat and fish. Creatine is a popular supplement among active individuals because of its ability to serve as an energy reservoir, especially during intense physical exertion. During short, intense bursts of activity, the body breaks down adenosine triphosphate (ATP) into adenosine diphosphate (ADP) and phosphate for energy. Creatine helps the body convert ADP back to ATP, providing greater amounts of ATP for energy, which may increase short-term endurance and strength. Creatine can also be stored for later use by cells creating the "energy reservoir" active individuals desire.* NOW® Creatine Monohydrate is 100% pure and contains no additives or preservatives.
Serving Size 1 Level Tablespoon (5.0 g)
Servings Per Container 120
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Creatine Monohydrate 5.0 g (5,000 mg)
Other Ingredients: None.
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
As a dietary supplement, mix 1 level tablespoon in fruit juice or other sweetened liquid 3 to 4 times daily, before and after exercise, for the first 7 days. Thereafter, for maintenance use, consume 1 to 3 times daily. Allow 3 to 4 hours between doses. For continuous use beyond 28 days, use one serving daily. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® Pyruvate, D-Ribose and Carbo Gain.
Caution: Consult a physician if you have impaired kidney function or are taking any prescription medications that affect kidney function.
Creatine may be especially useful for those doing short-term, intense exercise, such as weight-lifting, football, basketball, swimming, skiing and cycling.
Disclaimer: The statements made, or products sold through this website, have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Actual results may vary significantly and are dependent on individuals. You should always consult with your physician before starting any health products or any health-related programs.