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What is Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass?

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Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass is a high-calorie formula intended for weight gain. The primary market for the product is bodybuilders looking to quickly add bulk, according to Optimum Nutrition. Bodybuilders who are "bulking", or attempting to put on body mass to quickly convert to muscle, can use a product like Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass to aid in the process.

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The Serious Mass powder can be mixed or blended with water or milk to form a shake. Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass contains 1,250 calories per serving when mixed with water. Mixing with low-fat milk increases the calorie count to 1,630. Over 250 grams of each serving are carbohydrates, which is 84 percent of daily recommended value. It also contains 50 grams are protein, which is 100 percent of daily recommended value.

Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass includes: vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D and E, folic acid and niacin. The dietary minerals it provides include: calcium, iron, copper, potassium, manganese, zinc, selenium, chromium, molybdenum, phosphorous and iodine. In most cases, individual ingredients meet or exceed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recommended daily allowance guidelines for the average diet.

Other dietary supplement ingredients include: creatine monohydrate, l-glutamine, glutamine peptides, choline bitartrate, inositol, and para-aminobenzoic acid. The FDA has not established daily recommended values for these ingredients.

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