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Waxy Maize Starch

Fast Acting Complex Carbohydrate

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£6.99

Product Overview

Product Overview

What is Waxy Maize Starch (WMS)?

Waxy maize starch is a complex, long-chain, high molecular weight carbohydrate that is free of sugar and lactose. Our Waxy Maize Starch has a high percentage of Amylopectin (95-99%) and a low percentage of Amylose (1-5%). Amylopectin molecules are larger, heavier and easier for the stomach to digest. Therefore, foods that have little Amylose and lots of Amylopectin are more rapidly digested and absorbed.

What are the Benefits of Waxy Maize Starch (WMS)?

Waxy maize starch has a much higher molecular weight than dextrose and maltodextrin, as a result it therefore passes through the stomach much faster, eliminating the risk of stomach discomfort. Not only this, but WMS acts like a pump, pulling the nutrients along with water into the body tissue at the correct speed and osmolality for your body to fully utilise. This means when consuming WMS there is no stomach cramping and no bloated feeling. Since WMS is absorbed so rapidly it can easily be consumed whenever a fast release of energy is required.

Who is Waxy Maize Starch (WMS) Suitable for?

Waxy maize starch is suitable for almost all individuals including vegetarians and vegans. Ideally, WMS is suitable for those who are physically active and want to increase their energy levels through the intake of complex carbohydrates.

How to take WMS

WMS is soluble in water, mixes best with a shaker but can also be shaken and consumed immediately. It has a neutral taste and is an excellent consumed on its own or when added to formulas such as protein shakes and pre workout drinks.

Key Benefits

  • Fast acting carbohydrate
  • 100% sugar and lactose free
  • High GI carbohydrate

Suggested Use

Add desired amount of water or fruit juice into our shaker. Then add 1 and a third MP large scoops (50g), shake and consume.

1 x level MP Plastic Scoop (large) weighs 37g. (not included)

Ingredients

This product is 100% Waxy Maize Starch with nothing added or taken away.

Nutritional Information

Per 50g:
Energy: 750.0kJ
Energy: 176.5cal
Protein (as-is): trace
Carbohydrates: 44.0g
of which starch: 44.0g
of which sugars: trace
Fat: trace

Customer Reviews

Summary

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Reviewed on 30/07/2014 by

Great product

Waxy maize starch is a fantastic post work out carb.

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Reviewed on 04/06/2014 by

Could be better

Been adding this to my post workout shakes for about 3 weeks now, seems to give desired results. Taste is vile, although it wasn't purchased for taste, and mixing with whey it isn't a problem. One drawback is the fact that it goes absolutely everywhere when decanting, and with the consistency of a thick flour, it's not the easiest to clear up. Would recommend as a great, fast acting post workout carb. Saying this, I will be moving back to dextrose after my bag is finished.

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Whey

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Reviewed on 18/02/2014 by

0 out of 1 customer found this review helpful

Good post workout supplement

Use this post workout to replenish lost glycogen's, seems to aid recovery, great value alternative to Optimum Nutrition Waxy Maize. Taste is a little odd but nothing too peculiar...

Goes Well With:

Water, protein shake etc.

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Reviewed on 22/10/2013 by

0 out of 1 customer found this review helpful

I was amazed at the mixability of this product. Given that it has "starch" in its name, I was prepared for a gooey, thick and difficult-to-swallow mixture. But happily I was wrong about that! Two scoops of this in my post-workout shake dissolves in seconds with just a few good shakes, and the shake remains easy to swallow as ever. Great product!

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Reviewed on 02/09/2013 by

1 out of 1 customer found this review helpful

This Waxy Maize Starch is one of the best products from Myprotein. I would definitely recommend it!

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Impact Whey Protein

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Reviewed on 08/08/2013 by

Waxy Maize Starch

A very good carbohydrate from MyProtein and mixes well and accommodates my post workout shake. An overall great product

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Protein shakes, amino acids or when used on its own to meet carbohydrate requirements.

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Reviewed on 21/07/2013 by

0 out of 1 customer found this review helpful

WAXY MAIZE STARCH

I was a bit dubious about buying this at first as it appeared to be a 'magical substance'. I used this for three months and after this period I loaded on 16lbs of mass! At first I was producing around 1/2lbs per week. This is a great post-workout supplement, add 2.5 scoops to your protein shake. This works out around 500 Kcal 0g Fat 120G carbs

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Protein shake

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Reviewed on 17/06/2013 by

So far so good

I ordered the Waxy Maize Starch on the advise of my Personal Trainer who uses it. The product arrived on time and is easy to use and mix with my protein shake. The taste is pretty good too! It's too early to tell the results as I have only been taking it for around a week, however the signs are encouraging.

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Reviewed on 03/06/2013 by

Good product

Waxy Maize Starch gives you a little boost of energy during workouts and is good after workout for recovery.

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Protein

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Reviewed on 27/05/2013 by

Post workout full

This Waxy Maize Starch is a good product for post workout shake, notice better recovery after training. Worth it to buy. Using along with creapure bcaa l-glutamine

Goes Well With:

Creatine lglutamine bcaa

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