Creatine and Baking Soda?

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    Creatine and Baking Soda?


    Has anyone tried loading creatine with baking soda? I'm trying to limit my sugar/carb intake and came across ppl talking about baking soda and salt to be mixed with creatine. What are your thoughts?

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    I really don't think you need carbs to "absorb" creatine. I just take 5 grams a day in my pre workout because it's easier to remember that way and it has no carbs. Strength and BW still goes up.
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    Why are you loading creatine? I believe the baking soda would act as a pH buffer for the creatine, and that's basically what kre-alklyn consists of. There's no need to take creatine with carbs. If you realllyyyy feel the need to do a loading phase then just split it up in 5g increments.
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    Taking baking soda with creatine lowers its bioavailability and increases toxic metabolites. So no, don't do it
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Taking baking soda with creatine lowers its bioavailability and increases toxic metabolites. So no, don't do it
    How so?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Z28Luver7777 View Post
    How so?
    Search my old posts on kre-alkalyn...I can only explain a concept so many times
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    I've only heard of baking soda as a means for endurance.
    I can't imagine I've been taking my mono wrong all these years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FL3X MAGNUM View Post
    I've only heard of baking soda as a means for endurance.
    I can't imagine I've been taking my mono wrong all these years.
    I mix mine in water and swell up nicely

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