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Title Creatine and Exercise Performance
Description Creatine and Exercise Performance
Creation Date 01 August 2000
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Creatine is crucial for energy flow within skeletal muscle. It can be synthesised from glycine, arginine and a suitable methylated group such as methionine. For a 70kg man, a non-vegetarian diet (that includes meat or fish) contributes about 1gm of creatine per day of the 2gms that is required to replace that lost mainly as creatinine from the kidney
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