Waxy maize

Waxy maize is a type of starch extracted from corn with a special chemical structure. Unlike traditional starch, which consists of amylose and amylopectin, contains mainly amylopectin. This unique structure makes Waxy Maize have interesting properties and applications, especially in the diet of athletes.

Benefits of consuming:

Rapid glycogen replenishment. Digests quickly, while having a low glycemic index. This makes it an ideal energy source for athletes who want to quickly replenish glycogen stores after intense training or competition.

Improved hydration. Binds water in the body, which can aid hydration and counteract dehydration during intense exercise.

Milder stomach strain. Does not cause blood sugar spikes or rapid gastric emptying, making it less taxing on the digestive system than other carbohydrate sources.

Gluten-free: making it suitable for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.


Due to its properties, Waxy Maize is often used as a dietary supplement for athletes, especially those engaged in endurance sports or those requiring intense exercise. It can be consumed in the form of energy drinks, protein shakes or energy bars. However, it is worth remembering that Waxy Maize supplementation should be tailored to individual needs and training goals.

Dosage: according to dietary deficiencies.