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Waxy Maize Starch

Fast Acting Complex Carbohydrate

4.294871794871795

78 reviews

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€9.49

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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.

The dietary choices of all our customers are extremely important to us. Whilst this product is manufactured using ingredients and processing aids suitable for the vegan diet, please note that dairy powders are also used within the same production facility and cross contamination may occur at very small levels.

Please note that the labelling on this product is provided in English as a minimum. French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish and Finnish may also be present on a product by product basis.

Key Benefits

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

Suggested Use

Carbohydrates contribute to muscle recovery† after high intensity and/or endurance exercise. Therefore in order to replenish muscular glycogen stores we recommend adding 1 1/4 large scoops (50g) to 150-250ml of water or your favourite beverage in a Myprotein shaker within 4 hours of exercise. †Beneficial effect is obtained through consumption of carbohydrates, from all sources, at a total intake of 4 g per kg body weight, at doses within the first 4 hours and no later than 6 hours of exercise.

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This product is intended to be used alongside an active lifestyle and a balanced diet. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Ingredients

May also contain gluten, soy, milk and egg.

Unflavoured: Waxy Maize Starch (100%)

Nutritional Information

Serving Size - 1 ¼ Scoops (50g)

Servings Per Container - 20 (1kg)

Nutritional Information

  Per 100g Per Serving *RI
Energy 1505 kJ/354 kcal 753 kJ/177 kcal 9%
Fat 0.1 g 0.1 g 0%
  of which saturates 0 g 0 g 0%
Carbohydrates 88 g 44 g 17%
  of which sugars 0 g 0 g 0%
Protein 0.3 g 0.1 g 0%
Salt <0.01 g <0.01 g 0%

 

* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)

The nutritional information is based on the Unflavoured version, when choosing an alternative flavour the nutritional values may vary by up to 10%

Customer Reviews

Where reviews refer to foods or cosmetic products, results may vary from person to person. Customer reviews are independent and do not represent the views of The Hut Group.

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Didn't really see the use.

Overall:

1

Mixability:

1

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

1

It is so fine and powdery that it spreads like clouds everywhere. Doesn't mix well in sports bottle. The mess it creates just opening it is enough to put me off buying it. Some internet reviews also cast into doubt WMS benefits over Maltodextrin, Sucrose as Glucose anyway, which is what I bought. (Jelly Babies are the most recommended for in exercise carb boost believe it or not) MyProtein sell those !

Goes Well With:

Nothing

Sat Nov 05 10:48:26 GMT 2016 by

Good product at a good price

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Slight chalky taste but barely noticeable. Mixes easily in shaker cup and cheaper than other suppliers especially when on discount.

Goes Well With:

squats

Sun Jul 24 13:40:42 BST 2016 by

Perfect Product

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Does exactly what it says, has absolutely no flavour, it does have a chalky texture, but mix it with your BCAA or Creatine and it's easy. 44 grams of carbs, perfect bulking supplement ! Just ordered another bag.

Goes Well With:

BCAA, Creating, Protein.

Fri May 27 17:54:31 BST 2016 by

Waixy

Overall:

3

Mixability:

2

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

3

Good when mix with bcca powder but need mix a lot before utilisation all the time

Goes Well With:

Bcaa

Thu May 05 04:30:57 BST 2016 by

Does what it says on the pack

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Easy to mix into a shake and good amount of carbs, helps me hit my daily macros easily. Can be a bit gritty in taste, but might just be as I make my shakes quite thick with little water. Doesn't taste like anything so easy to drink.

Goes Well With:

Impact Whey Chocolate Smooth

Mon Apr 04 16:13:23 BST 2016 by

Good powder

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

After trying dextrose which was just sugar basically. I tried waxy maize starch. Found it to be very good as it tastes fine and mixes easily with my Shake. Great for getting carbs in. It can make a mess though, would recommend buying a MyProtein tub to pour it into as you can scoop it out easier without making a mess.

Goes Well With:

MyProtein whey. Water

Wed Mar 09 21:05:32 GMT 2016 by

Great product

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

4

I add waxy maize to my protein shakes to get my carbs up. It's great for making gains. The thin powder means it mixes well. I will continue to buy this product.

Goes Well With:

Stevia banana whey protein powder (or another flavour of your choice)

Mon Jan 18 11:02:54 GMT 2016 by

Seems to work!

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Bought this to help with my bulk due to easily getting the extra calories i needed and im pretty sure its working! post workout i mix with my protein shake and for the past week since using it i feel and look alot built! great stuff my protein

Thu Jan 14 20:20:40 GMT 2016 by

Great product

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Tastes great! Mixes really well and makes my post workout shake taste like cake mix!

Goes Well With:

Diet why protein

Sat Jan 09 18:42:39 GMT 2016 by

May may

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

Good stuff I have after my workout

Goes Well With:

I mix with my protien shake

Mon Dec 14 11:23:39 GMT 2015 by

Best carb source despite drawbacks

Overall:

5

Mixability:

2

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

Compared to Maltodextrin, this is more expensive, mixable only by using a mixer and has a slight hint of a maize / vegetable / disgust taste, it is still by far the better - I would even argue the best - carb powder. The reason is the much lower glycemic index, which means that the sugar chains are longer and harder to break down. This means a more consistent blood sugar. Aside from reducing the chance of type 2 diabetes, I can feel the difference. With this, I feel constantly energetic throughout the day. There is no fullness after meals or low blood sugar between meals. I found this to be slightly better tasting than the competitors bulkpowders and theproteinworks. This is the carb source in my diy Soylent, so I have been eating more than 250g of this daily for the last couple of months. I do not understand why this is marketed as a fast acting carbohydrate or why it is marketed as such. Fast acting carbs = blood sugar variation which makes you more tired and more prone to type 2 diabetes!

Wed Nov 11 15:39:44 GMT 2015 by

digestion problems

Overall:

1

Mixability:

4

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

1

Not suitable for me! Had a stomack pain and diarrhea! So If you have a weak digestive system this product is not for you!

Wed Sep 30 13:42:07 BST 2015 by

excellent product

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

This is a excellent product I use always after workout. Thanks a lot MyProtein

Thu Apr 23 00:41:06 BST 2015 by

Great post workout carb

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

In my opinion waxy maize is essential post workout cutting or bulking. This is the best value for money on the market don't buy it anywhere else

Goes Well With:

Impact whey

Sun Jan 25 12:53:22 GMT 2015 by

Starch

Overall:

5

Product has helped me get those extra calories that I needed

Mon Sep 29 15:40:41 BST 2014 by

Great product

Overall:

5

Waxy maize starch is a fantastic post work out carb.

Wed Jul 30 11:05:36 BST 2014 by

Could be better

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

4

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.

Goes Well With:

Whey

Wed Jun 04 18:12:36 BST 2014 by

Good post workout supplement

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

4

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.

Tue Feb 18 12:04:37 GMT 2014 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

3

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

3

I would go for Vitargo next time.

Goes Well With:

Whey Protein

Tue Nov 05 15:14:25 GMT 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

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!

Tue Oct 22 13:23:37 BST 2013 by

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