Chatting Supplements: Carbohydrates (Cyclic Dextrin, Maltodextrin & Dextrose)
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Welcome back to Chat Sh*t Get Fit - Chatting Supplements. This week we explore the world of carbohydrate supplementation focusing on 3 particular types. Cyclic Dextrin (Most Expensive), Maltodextrose and Dextrose (Lease expensive) All have a similar goal of improving performance essentially allowing you to go harder for longer. But are all created equal?
We take a look at what these things actually are and then dive into the latest scientific research on them to see if there's any benefit to be had! One particular paper on swimming proved very enlightening! (Although the dose was really high!)
We also discuss if it's worth taking these supplements and whom they might be best suited to. Before any supplementation, though you should try through your diet hence why towards the end we give some information on what your rough total daily carb intake should be.
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If you have diabetes please consult a medical professional before any carbohydrate supplement is taken. This goes for everyone but due to the nature of these types of supplements, those with diabetes are at greater health risk.
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Carbohydrate Supplementation during Exercise
Evaluation of Exercise Performance with the Intake of Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin in Athletes
A Sports Drink Based on Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin Generates Few Gastrointestinal Disorders in Untrained Men during Bicycle Exercise
Fluids Containing a Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin Influence the Gastric Emptying Rate
Effects of ingesting highly branched cyclic dextrin during endurance exercise on rating of perceived exertion and blood components associated with energy metabolism
Factors limiting gastric emptying during rest and exercise
Nutrition, Health, and Regulatory Aspects of Digestible Maltodextrin
Fructose Coingestion Does Not Accelerate Postexercise Muscle Glycogen Repletion
Carbohydrate requirements of elite athletes
Acute Maltodextrin Supplementation During Resistance Exercise
ISSN exercise & sports nutrition
Ingestion of High Molecular Weight Carbohydrate Enhances Subsequent Repeated Maximal Power
Post-exercise ingestion of a unique, high molecular weight glucose polymer solution improves performance during a subsequent bout of cycling exercise