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Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 42, Issue 1
Following a recent surge in demand for nutritional supplements, leading clean label ingredients specialists, Ulrick & Short Ltd, has launched a range of products exclusively developed for the sports nutrition market. Complex 12 hydrolysed wheat protein, coupled with its range of Delyte fat replacers can offer this burgeoning sector the perfect opportunity to develop the innovative high protein, low fat sports drinks, protein shakes and energy bars. Complex 12 is free from lactose and cholesterol and not only offers a higher glutamic acid level but has just 1.4 percent fat content and is also suitable for vegans.
Made up from protein and glutamine dipeptides, typically bonded by L-alanine and L-glycine, complex 12 is a highly functional ingredient offering a complete balance of proteinogenic and anti-inflammatory amino acids that work synergistically to deliver the optimum ratio of protein and carbohydrate, to replenish spent glycogen stores and aid muscle growth.