WebMD describes creatine as a substance that helps to make adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, which provides the body energy for muscle contractions. Although it is made naturally in the body, it is also available through m... More »

People starting creatine supplementation typically begin with a loading phase, explains Bodybuilding.com. During the first five days of the loading phase, people take 20 grams of creatine per day. During the second stage... More »

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According to WebMD, studies show that the effectiveness of creatine varies based on the purpose of use and the specific individual using it. Creatine is most commonly used as a means to improve performance and muscle mas... More »

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Creatine phosphate, or phosphocreatine, works by regenerating the supply of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in the body, according to the University of Delaware. Creatine phosphate transfers high-energy phosphates to adenos... More »

ATP, or adenosine triphosphate, is the molecule that can be considered to perform the work of life. It is necessary in many cellular and biological processes, including motility, cell division and biosynthetic reactions. More »

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Vitamin B17, otherwise known as Laetrile and amygdalin, is not a vitamin because the substance has not been proven to be necessary for human health, according to the American Cancer Society. A 2006 study published in the... More »

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WebMD says that there is insufficient evidence to support the use of garcinia cambogia in weight loss. Some studies suggest that garcinia fruit rind extract may help with weight loss, but other studies show it doesn't se... More »

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