Vitamin Well comes in several different flavours and functions, each with unique composition. Have you found your favourite yet?
Vitamin Well+ 001 is a sports drink that consists of carbohydrate-electrolytes. The drink contains a combination of electrolytes, amino acids and vitamins. Protein is composed of amino acids. Nine of these are essential, that is, is supplied to the body through food because the body is unable to produce them. BCAA’s are examples of such amino acids. Intense exercise leads to a breakdown of muscles and because of this, your muscles need protein to repair. The amino acids in Vitamin Well+ 001 is added to reduce muscle breakdown. The carbohydrates provides added energy during prolonged endurance exercise. The drink also contains magnesium, which helps maintain the body’s normal energy metabolism and muscle function.
Vitamin Well+ 001 contains Sustamine® which is a dipeptide form of L-Glutamine that supplies a combination of pure L-Glutamine (an amino acid for stimulating muscle protein synthesis) and L-Alanine (an amino acid needed for rebuilding glycogen stores). Read more about Sustamine® here and here.
Vitamin Well+ 002 and 003 are sugar-free alternatives.