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1. (WO2001028356) FOOD SUPPLEMENT FOR INCREASING LEAN MASS AND STRENGTH

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/028356    International Application No.:    PCT/CA2000/001207
Publication Date: Apr 26, 2001 International Filing Date: Oct 18, 2000
IPC: A23C 9/15
A23L 1/0528
A23L 1/305
Applicants: MUSCLETECH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INC.
GARDINER, Paul, T.
WOODGATE, Derek, E.
GILBERT, Mark, S.
THOBURN, Robert, W.
Inventors: GARDINER, Paul, T.
WOODGATE, Derek, E.
GILBERT, Mark, S.
THOBURN, Robert, W.
Title: FOOD SUPPLEMENT FOR INCREASING LEAN MASS AND STRENGTH
Abstract:
Food supplement compositions and their methods of use in increasign lean mass and/or muscle size and/or strength in individuals, particularly, athletes is described. The food supplements described comprise a substance which increases nitric oxide production in the body, and, a source of amino acids. Other food supplements described comprise a substance which can enhance and/or mimic insulin activity, and a source of amino acids. The food supplement compositions described are suitable for supplementing the diet of an athlete and particularly for enhancing an athlete's muscle size or strength.