Palatinose Boosts Energy in Sports Drinks

November 7, 2005

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Palatinose Boosts Energy in Sports Drinks

Palatinose Boosts Energy in Sports Drinks

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.-- Isomaltulose as Palatinose, a functionalcarbohydrate from Palatinit, provides a healthy, good-tasting, prolonged energysupply when formulated in sports beverages, according to the company.

Palatinit said the ingredient has a low glycemic index and low insulinemicresponse, which allows it to provide sustained, healthy energy over a longerperiod of time, compared to short-term energy boosts provided by simplercarbohydrates; and delivers good taste.

"The question of optimal energy supply is of increasing importance inresearch and product design, as this may play a role not only in health but alsoin physical and mental performance," said Stephan Hausmanns, businessdevelopment manager. "We feel that Palatinose, a naturally derived product,fulfills today's expectations toward sports beverages in terms of balancing goodtaste and healthy energy."

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