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    Default Beta Alanine in Water

    Hi... I'm new to the forum. I'm more into muscle endurance and strength training but I definitely respect your journey reader. I just started using Beta Alanine in bulk form powder. I've been buying my powders from a company called bulksupplements.com . Their Beta Alanine does not dissolve in water at all and is pretty granular. I've called and left messages with the company three times, asking why this supplement is reacting to water this way, but they're not returning my calls. I can't imagine that this is normal because all other amino acids I use dissolve rather rapidly. Them refusing to return my calls to answer simple questions, concerns me about the quality of their products overall. Supplements are not regulated, this is a good thing but it's also a bad thing because it allows some companies to lie and mislead. Should Beta Alanine dissolve in water? I did do a search and sites like researchgate, which is a highly reliable source, talk about stability tests of Beta Alanine in water at given temperatures.

    I can't help but believe this stuff should be readily dissolving and their product is not and between this occurring and the fact they're not returning my calls, I'm beginning to wonder is their product line safe at all to use. I could be subtly poisoning myself, using their products without knowing it. I apologize for asking such a fundamental question but I figured many of you gals and guys use this supplement.

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    I never had an issue with the BA that I've used in the past to not dissolve in water.

    In this day and age I wouldn't purchase supplements from someone that won't respond to simple questions about their products.

    Throw it away and find a known reputable source.

    Have you tried it and got the prickly flush feeling from it?
    Last edited by Mac; 07-02-2022 at 11:36 AM.

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    I agree... I knew something was wrong with it immediately and my first call quickly. I intend to trash them... And no, I don't feel any type of flush. The niacin I take can do that but I've pretty much developed a tolerance my dose. Thank U for responding, enjoy the weekend and have a great holiday

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