Published November 1, 2008
Kyowa Hakko, New York, NY, has achieved self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status for its dipeptide Sustamine, L-alanyl-L-glutamine. According to the company, this amino acid dipeptide promotes muscle rehydration, recovery and energy refueling. Odorless, tasteless and water-soluble, it is produced through a novel, patented, fermentation technology. It is available in powder form and can be formulated into a variety of food and beverage applications.