Malic Acid is closely related to Citric Acid, Vitamin C, which is found naturally in a wide range of foods including green apples. Malic Acid can be quite tart and bitter, and has been used for many years as flavouring in a variety of different sweets providing a sharp and tangy taste. Malic Acid is one of the main fruit acids, and is produced naturally in a range of plants, most notably in apples.
Malic Acid is naturally occurring in small quantities in a variety of foods, for maximum benefits it is necessary to supplement the diet with sources of Malic Acid in order to enjoy its full effects. Malic Acid powder contains 100% Malic Acid.
Malic Acid should be of particular interest to anyone engaged in training for endurance events such as long distance running, or cycling. As a dietary supplement we recommend consuming 800mg, daily preferably with a meal.
Add your preferred amount of water or fruit juice into our shaker. Then add 800mg, shake and consume. Use once daily.
Note: We advise that all servings are measured using an accurate set of scales. While we make every attempt to provide an accurate equivalent measure using our Myprotein scoops, these are only approximate and are not a substitute for using a standardised measuring device.
Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose. This product is a food supplement and therefore should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store in a cool dry place, out of the reach of young children.
Made in a facility that also handles Milk, Soy, Egg, Gluten and products thereof.
Unflavoured: Malic Acid (100%)
Serving Size - 1/6 tsp (800 mg)
Servings Per Container - 312 (250g)
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To be honest, I've not given this product a fair trial because the taste puts me off using it. It's not actually an unpleasant taste, but it's like sucking on a vitamin C dissolvable tablet - very sour. It can't be helped - it's an acid after all, so you can expect it to be acidic, but it needs to be really diluted and I find it better if I mix it with a fruit juice that's not already tangy e.g. cheap OJ. I was wanting it for my morning smoothie/protein shake which I usually enjoy,and don't want to spoil the flavour. If you're not bothered about flavour and just neck your mixes down it's fine. I can't comment on it's effectiveness because I've not taken it consistently enough to have any measurable effect.Goes Well With:Non-acidic fruit juice.
"This is only the second time I have used Malic acid but it works very well indeed! It doesnt all disolve but that dont matter cos it doesnt taste too bad ,a bit acidic (well it would being called malic acid). I got a nice relaxed feeling and some good energy,not run amile or hit the gym energy but more like doing house work or gardening. I have mixed it with creatine and caffeine and it changes them both to a less jittery,unable to focus (like too much coffee)effect to a more mellow energy.To be honest If you like the heavy stim effect it might not be a good idea to mix. Use it on its own or mix it because at this price you cant loose! Oh yeh dont do too much at one time , its like vitamin c, find your limit or you will be on the toilet all day :<."