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Formulation & Product Questions

Does creatine cause bloating?
The bloating effect caused by creatine is due to water retention and is an individual response. We would only recommend creatine monohydrate as it is proven...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:00 PM
What is glutamine derived from?
It is derived from the fermentation of glucose. This is a soy free product. 
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:00 PM
How much Soy Lecithin is in the Amino Energy and why is it added to the mixture?
The soy lecithin is a part of the initial blend of BCAA which we use to make up the amino energy product so the amounts in the product are at trace levels, ...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 3:46 PM
Is it true that a protein produced with the technology of ion exchange denatures?
Gold Standard Whey protein uses ultrafiltration and ion exchange processes to produce a superior product which supports training goals. These processes do d...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:02 PM
Is it okay to split your creatine capsules open & sprinkle in a drink/over food? Do you have smaller capsules?
You can take them any way to want, whole or split. We don’t have smaller ones but we do have powder which may suit you better.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:04 PM
Why are there different serving recommendations on your ZMA capsules?
We produce products for multiple countries and therefore our labels must be compliant in each country. We reduced the dose in ZMA to 1 capsule for consisten...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:06 PM
What are the calories in Pro BCAA? I use the Optimum Nutrition Pro BCAA which has 67 calories per serving showing on the nutritional information. I have also seen that this supplement is advertised as having 5 calories per serving (US webs
For the EU we declare calories based on the protein, carbohydrate and fat values delivered from the flavours and other ingredients, but as a food supplement...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:08 PM
Why do your bars say ‘no added sugar’ but also say contain a source of glucose?
The phrase ‘contains a source of sugar’ is a mandatory statement associated with Isomaltoligosaccharides (IMO) as it has an effect on your blood glucose lev...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 2:09 PM
Is your Optilean product complete & could I use / substitute one of them for all of my daily food?
The recommendation for meal replacements is to use 1-2 a day to replace meals, as part of a diet which includes food. There is a mandatory statement in rela...
Tue, 18 May, 2021 at 10:34 AM