AMYLOPECTIN (POTATO STARCH)
- 100% potato amylopectin.
- RAW, unflavoured.
- Pure complex carbohydrates.
- Easily digestible.
- Good solubility.
- Suitable for vegans.
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Amylopectin (Potato Starch) from RawSeries is a food preparation based on pure amylopectin from the hydrolysis of potato starch.
Amylopectin is a polysaccharide (complex carbohydrate) that forms part of cereal starch, and is highly valued for its medium glycaemic index and good digestibility in athletes on high-carbohydrate diets looking for light meals around training.
Amylopectin (Potato Starch) is suitable for vegans.
Amylopectin (Potato Starch) is a pure complex carbohydrate, with no additives, no sugars, and that combines with all other foods in your diet:
The combination of unflavoured hydrolysed whey protein isolate and amylopectin is a classic in sports nutrition as a post-workout.
Want to know why? Pen and paper at the ready!
Amylopectin is a carbohydrate that's highly valued for its nutritional characteristics, as it shares the advantages of native starch from cereals and simple carbohydrates:
- It's a complex carbohydrate: Reducing blood glucose spikes compared to simple sources such as sugars.
- It has rapid gastric emptying: not demanding great efforts by the amylolytic enzymes for its absorption, it's easily digested thanks to the absence of the amylose fraction naturally present in starch.
These characteristics make amylopectin the best way for any athlete to meet their nutritional requirements for carbohydrates in their diet.
This is an important factor in the performance of athletes, as:
Carbohydrates contribute to the recovery of normal muscle function (contraction) after physical exercise of high intensity or long duration leading to fatigue and depletion of stored glycogen in skeletal muscles.1
The potato amylopectin from HSN is an excellent source of carbohydrates for both sweet and savoury recipes.
Why? Because thanks to the highly controlled ingredient development, the release of sugars from starch hydrolysis is non-existent, in fact, the product has no sugar (0%).
This feature makes it a versatile option for use in sweet and savoury elaborate dishes.
It can also be used in shakes, as thanks to its high degree of polymerisation, it has no taste or sweetness, so it doesn't alter the natural taste of the shake, a feature that allows it to be used with proteins or amino acids (before, during and/or after training) without affecting the taste or increasing the sweetness.
You have endless possibilities with HSN RAW amylopectin (potato starch)!
At HSN, we have a wide range of carbohydrates ideal for athletes, each with their own particular characteristics. Want to know what makes amylopectin unique?
And if you prefer Waxy Maize (Amylopectin from waxy corn), it's also available in HSN's RAW format.
Only a 100% complex carbohydrate will be without a degree of sweetness, such as starch.
HSN's potato amylopectin contains no added or naturally occurring sugars, They are pure complex carbohydrates, perfect for use as food in any type of diet.
Looking for a flavoured version of amylopectin? Don't miss out on Evopectin!
One of the disadvantages of highly polymerised complex carbohydrates (such as native starch)is that they 'fatten up' the shake in which they are mixed, i.e. they increase its density significantly, making it heavier to drink, especially when used around training.
With amylopectin, you won't have this problem!
Thanks to its branched structure, lacking the amylose of native starch, it's possible to obtain smoothies with a light texture, easy to drink, even when using large quantities of product.
We recommend respecting the powder-to-water ratio to achieve the best possible result:
Mix 1 scoop (50 amylopectin = 40g of pure complex carbohydrates) in 300ml of water.
Potato amylopectin is gluten-free.
Thanks to the food source (potato), this product is 100% gluten-free and can therefore be used by coeliacs and people with gluten intolerances who do not have coeliac disease.
With excellent digestibility!
Amylopectin is a vegetable food preparation derived exclusively from potato, without the use of non-vegan ingredients or adjuvants during the development process.
Amylopectin (Potato Starch) is suitable for vegans.
You can take amylopectin however and whenever you want:
- As part of your meals.
- In shakes around training.
- In recipes.
Many athletes use it in shakes to increase the amount of carbohydrates they consume in their diet without great digestive demands. If doing so, we recommend using it following this scheme:
- 1 scoop of Evolate 2.0 + 1 scoop of Amylopectin (potato starch) on waking.
- 1 scoop of Evolate 2.0 + 2 scoops of Amylopectin (potato starch) after training.
- 1 scoop of Evonight 2.0 + 1 scoop of Amylopectin (potato starch) before going to sleep.
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1 The beneficial effect is obtained by consuming carbohydrates from all sources at a total intake of 4 g per kg of body weight, in doses taken within four hours (or, at most, six) after the end of high intensity or long duration physical exercise leading to muscle fatigue and depletion of stored glycogen in skeletal muscles.
2 The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 3g of creatine.
|per 100gper serving|
|Serving size: 1 scoop (50g)|
|Servings per container: 20|
|Amount per 100g|
|of which saturated||0g|
|of which sugars||0g|
|of which starch||80g|
|Protein calculated in dry matter (nitrogen *6.25)|