creatine

Creatine for dogs - does it matter?

AlzChem was invited to the 22nd Congress of the European Symposium of Comparable and Veterinary Nutrition.

Dr. Ulrike Braun presented the relevance of creatine in animal feed and its nutritional benefits. The function of creatine to improve cellular energy supply is comparable in all vertebrates. As reported in humans, chicken and pigs, a recent study in dogs has shown benefits in lean body mass! Let´s discuss!

Synthetically produced creatine can alleviate creatine deficiency syndrome

At the first creatine deficiency syndrome (CCDS) symposium in Austin, Texas, which AlzChem sponsored, several patients reported positive treatment outcomes with creatine. Creatine is an endogenous substance produced in the liver and kidneys and is essential for energy supply to the brain, muscles and immune system. In people with creatine deficiency syndrome (Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndrome, CCDS), the body’s creatine metabolism does not function properly, to word it simply, so that the brain is not supplied with creatine. “This disorder is congenital and has various manifestations.

EFSA delivers a positive opinion on creatine for the improvement of muscle strength in the elderly

Following an application of AlzChem AG for authorization of a health claim for creatine the respective EFSA Panel (European Food Safety Authority) delivered a positive opinion on the effect of creatine: “Daily creatine consumption can enhance the effect of resistance training on muscle strength in adults over the age of 55”. The daily intake should be at least 3 g creatine and should be combined with regular resistance training of moderate intensity.