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Beta-Alanine - 500 g (17.6 oz.) -Code 2007
Beta-Alanine - 500 g (17.6 oz.) - NOW FOODS - Code 2007 

  • 100% Pure Powder
  • Supports Muscular Endurance
  • Helps Delay Muscle Fatigue
  • High Potency
  • Vegetarian Product

Beta-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid that is used by muscle cells to synthesize Carnosine.  Carnosine is the dipeptide (Beta-Alanine plus Histidine) that functions as a buffer for the hydrogen ions (acid) produced during strenuous exercise, thus helping to maintain optimum muscular pH.  Clinical studies suggest that Beta-Alanine supplementation can increase muscle Carnosine content and delay muscle fatigue.

Beta-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid and is the only naturally occurring beta-amino acid. Not to be confused with regular alanine, beta- alanine is classified as a non-proteinogenic amino acid, as it is not believed to be used in the building of proteins.

The greatest natural dietary sources of beta-alanine are believed to be obtained through ingesting the beta-alanine containing dipeptides: carnosine, anserine and balenine, rather than directly ingesting beta-alanine. These dipeptides are found in protein rich foods such as chicken, beef, pork and fish.

It is predominantly through ingesting the dipeptide carnosine that we ingest most of our beta-alanine, as the two other dipeptides are not found nearly as plentiful in our typical coniferous diet. However, obtaining beta-alanine through these dipeptides is not the only way, as our bodies can synthesize it in the liver from the catabolism of pyrimidine nucleotides which are broken down into uracil and thymine and then metabolized into beta-alanine and B-aminoisobutyrate.

Nutrition Info
Serving Size 1/2 Teaspoon (2.0 g) -Servings Per Container 250
 Amount Per Serving 
Beta-Alanine  2.0 g (2,000 mg)   

Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, take a level 1/2 teaspoon (2.0 g) 4 to 6 times daily.  Mix into 8 fl. oz. of water or your favorite beverage.  For best results, allow at least 2 hours between doses.  We recommend taking this product in combination with a NOW® Creatine supplement.
Other Ingredients:  None.
Contains no:  sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.  Vegetarian/Vegan Product.




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