The role of dietary creatine

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URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00726-016-2188-1#citeas

Journal: Amino Acids

Publication Date: 08/2016

Summary: Review of the dietary requirements and sources of creatine. Discusses variations in amount of creatine in human diet across different populations and historically. Reviews animal studies on effects of creatine supplementation on fatty liver and intestinal permeability.

Key Takeaways

Creatine is a nutrient only found in meat that when supplemented in animal diet models showed improvements in fatty liver and improvements in the integrity of the intestinal wall.

Why Are Nutrients Exclusive To Meat Showing Multiple Health Benefits?

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