Waxy Maize
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Waxy Maize, 5.5 Lbs.

100% Pure Powder!
Highly Branched Amylopectin For Sustained Muscular Energy & Rapid Recovery!*
8.3 out of 10  (21 Reviews)
1 Size
5.5 Lbs.
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Product Overview

Waxy Maize

  • 100% Pure Powder
  • Highly Branched Amylopectin
  • Supports Recovery*
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Gluten Free

Sustained Muscular Energy*

Vegan & Vegetarian

NOW® Waxy Maize is a complex starch derived from Non-GMO corn that is naturally high in amylopectin, a high molecular weight, highly branched polysaccharide. Unlike typical corn starch products, which contain an average of 70-75% amylopectin, NOW® Waxy Maize typically contains 90% amylopectin. Amylopectin is slowly absorbed by the body, and then easily assimilated by muscle tissue, where it is converted into glycogen. Glycogen can then provide a sustained source of glucose for energy. Unlike maltodextrin or dextrose, Waxy Maize supports glycogen resynthesis well after you are finished working out and sustains energy levels throughout the day.*

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating
8.3
21 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
8.4
14 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
8.3
1 Flavors
Top Rated Flavor
8.0
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10
Verified Buyer

Excellent product,again just ad to your favorite protein powder to have a delicious shake. I was able to keep lean mass,without fat and my energy level was high.Provides a clean bulk,much better than Malto or Dextrose who are packed with sugar. But Waxy Maize is fantastic.

10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Unflavored

I feel a sense of fulfillment knowing the carbs get right into your system so quickly. Love Waxy Maize.

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  • 10 Unflavored

I don't know if I'm just weird or what, but I love the taste of this stuff. Yeah it is super chalky and is a little strange in a shake, but I love it. Personally, if this powder had no effect on my body and had no carbs, I'd still love adding it to my shakes. Anyways, I used to take dextrose instead and i absolutely loved the taste of my shakes with dextrose, probably because it was all sugar. But I was feeling a little bloated and was also worried about how much sugar I was consuming. So I switched to Waxymaize. I love the switch. Lot's of people say it's overpriced... but compare it to all the other **** you buy and it's no big deal.

4
Verified Buyer
  • 2 Unflavored

This stuff adds a chalky taste to your protein drink if you're just mixing it with protein powder. It tastes like it never really FULLY mixes with the liquid, as it will eventually settle out to the bottom. BOTTOM LINE: it's cheap for the size and it gets the job done, but if you are keen on taste there are better options available. Waxy Bolic is excellent alternative.

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People please do some research before purchasing any waxy maize product. There is no research that exists that says this product is any more effective than a slice of white bread and in reality all of its hype can be attributed to a mistake between this product and another carb source called vitrago. Dextrose is a much better alternative for renewing glycogen stores and it also Costs half as much. Don't believe me? Take five minutes and look it up yourself. The worst that can happen is you save $20+

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5.5 Lbs.
5.5 Lbs.
62 Servings | $0.37 Per Serving
$22.79
$28.08

What's in NOW Waxy Maize

5.5 Lbs.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size1Level Scoop(40g)
Servings Per Container62
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 150
Calories From Fat 0
Total Fat 0g 0%*
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 12%*
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%*
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g 0%*
Sodium 0mg 0%
Waxy Maize Starch (Amylopectin) 40g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Ingredient:
100% Pure Waxy Maize Starch Powder (Non-GMO).
Contains No Sugar, Salt, Yeast, Wheat, Gluten, Soy, Milk, Egg, Shellfish Or Preservatives.
Vegetarian/Vegan Product.

Directions For Waxy Maize: Mix 1 level scoop (40 g) into 16 oz. of water or juice. Consume before, during and after intense exercise for best results. Double this amount if engaging in prolonged exertion of 2 hours or more. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® Creatine, Beta-Alanine and L-Arginine.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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