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10 Jan 2003

creatine
I am a competitive runner and would like to know more about creatine as a supplement. I run about 100km a week.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Reader
Creatine may help with building muscles, BUT it can also have negative side-effect such as joint damage and water retention if it is used at too high a dose and for long periods. So stick to the instructions and don't take higher doses for longer periods as this may damage your health. You can also obtain creatine from eating meat and other protein foods.
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