We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded by food supplements and energy claims. Want a better understanding of why UCAN is the real deal? Dive into the science behind SuperStarch®, the key ingredient in UCAN products.
UCAN SuperStarch® is a patented energy source without sugar or stimulants that delivers a slow-release of carbohydrates to steady your blood sugar.
WHAT MAKES SUPERSTARCH® UNIQUE?
SuperStarch® is a complex carbohydrate that doesn’t spike blood sugar, delivering a slow and steady release of glucose into the bloodstream. SuperStarch® does not cause a significant rise in blood insulin levels, which permits greater use of fat for fuel relative to other carbohydrate sources.
The key difference between SuperStarch® compared to other low glycemic foods and fibers is that it provides extended stable blood glucose levels, which translates to steady, long-lasting energy. It’s a smart carb that provides steady energy and is compatible with fat burning during exercise due to its low insulin response.
The development of SuperStarch® evolved from the innovative discovery of a food that could provide up to ten hours of energy (as glucose) for children with a rare metabolic disorder. We start with non-GMO corn and apply a patented, natural cooking process with just the right amount of heat and moisture over a long period of time. This changes the way the starch is metabolized and allows it to deliver steady, long-lasting energy. There’s a lot of noise out there, but there’s nothing else like SuperStarch®.
Simple carbohydrates cause a big spike in blood glucose and give you a short-lived boost, but they soon leave you more drained than when you started. SuperStarch® is a smarter energy source to avoid the spike & crash in blood glucose that commonly occurs with most simple carbohydrates like sugars and starches. The slow-release of carbohydrates provided by SuperStarch® helps athletes and active people maintain steady energy levels without the spike & crash. UCAN products deliver smarter energy powered by SuperStarch®.
INDEPENDENT SCIENTIFIC STUDY ON SUPERSTARCH
THE PROOF IS IN THE UCAN
In search of further validation, the UCAN Company commissioned an independent IRB study at the University of Oklahoma to study the effects of SuperStarch in athletes.
The findings from this carefully controlled, double blinded experiment confirmed that SuperStarch:
Maintains the most desirable blood glucose levels.
Demonstrates a muted insulin response.
Enhances the body’s ability to use fat as an energy source.
These three main conclusions show that SuperStarch enhances metabolic efficiency and puts the individual in an ideal performance state.
Glucose Response Findings
The OK study results validated that SuperStarch is characterised by a steady release of glucose that prevents hypoglycemia, lessens an early spike, and enables maintenance of glucose levels. This yields the benefit of reliable, extended energy without the need to refuel repeatedly.
Insulin Response Findings
The effect of SuperStarch on insulin response is among the patent-pending findings of the Oklahoma Study. As demonstrated by the graph, the insulin response after maltodextrin was nearly eight times that of the response to SuperStarch.
The profile demonstrated by SuperStarch is highly desirable as an energy source. By muting insulin response it allows the body to tap into fat stores, the body’s natural and abundant source of energy.
This unique feature of flat lining of insulin while providing energy is what makes experts like University of Connecticut kinesiologist, Dr. Jeff Volek (author of the new Atkins Book) recommend this carbohydrate over all others.
Fat Oxidisation Response Findings
Another revolutionary and patent-pending finding was the increased fat breakdown both during exercise and for an extended period during recovery. This is enabled by the diminished production of insulin that traditionally inhibits the breakdown and oxidation of fat. By enhancing fat burning both during and after exercise, SuperStarch helps the individual achieve the ideal body composition.
This ability to tap into fat stores while providing steady glucose levels parallels a hybrid car that runs on battery power but can also tap into its gas tank as needed. The dual fuel power of SuperStarch is what helps athletes improve body composition, gain strength and speed and achieve desired weight. You don’t have to be a pro to see these results. In fact, when accompanied with regular exercise, you too can transform your body with Generation UCAN.
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