Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass

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Serious Mass is the ultimate in weight gain formulas. With 1,250 calories per serving and 50 grams of protein for muscle recovery, this instantized powder makes the ideal post-workout and between meals shake for sizing up your goals.* Serious Mass provides you with the tools you need to pack on the pounds and help you develop the physique you've always wanted.*
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The Bigger Picture of Weight Gainers: Serious weight gain requires serious calories. However, those who need the extra calories most, often have the toughest time consuming enough of them. For many aspiring to be bigger, highly-active metabolisms, weaker appetites, and on-the-run lifestyles make consuming sufficient calories through whole foods alone a real challenge. With Serious Mass, you've got nothing to lose and lots to gain. We've consolidated over 1,250 calories, 50 grams of protein, 250-plus grams of carbohydrate, and 25 vitamins and minerals with added glutamine and creatine into every serving. It's time to stop thinking small; get serious-Serious Mass. 1,250 calories per serving in water; 1,630 calories when made with low fat milk. 50 grams of protein from a combination of faster and slower digesting sources including Whey, Casein, and Egg. 250-plus grams of carbohydrate to support fueling of intense workouts and aid in the replenishment of glycogen stores – with NO ADDED SUGAR. Enhanced with Creatine, L-Glutamine and Glutamine Peptide, Choline, Inositol, PABA, and MCTs. 25 Vitamins and Essential Minerals with an emphasis on B-Vitamins and Antioxidants.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Disclaimer: The following content is provided by Aisle7 and is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies, clinical experience, or usage as cited in each article. Hi-Health provides this information as a service but does not endorse it. In addition, Aisle7 does not recommend or endorse any specific products.

Zinc Benefits Infants with Serious Infection

Zinc Benefits Infants with Serious Infection
Zinc Benefits Infants with Serious Infection : Main Image
Zinc supplements reduce the duration and severity of illness in childhood diarrhea
Zinc may be the boost that infants in certain parts of the world need to recover from serious infection. A study in Lancet found that infants with serious infection in New Delhi, India had a 40% better chance of recovering with zinc supplementation.

Zinc improves outcomes

In this study, researchers looked at the role of zinc supplementation in treating infection and reducing death rates in 700 infants with serious infection who were between 7 and 120 days old. The infants were randomly assigned to receive zinc sulphate (10 mg of elemental zinc) or placebo daily, and they were evaluated for improvement for a study period of 21 days. All infants received antibiotic treatment.

Results showed that the zinc group had a 40% reduced risk of treatment failure compared with the placebo group. Zinc supplementation was more effective in children who had diarrhea compared with those who did not.

The study authors comment, “A reduced risk of treatment failure will shorten time in hospital, lower use of high-generation antimicrobials and treatment cost, and possibly reduce mortality.” Further research is needed to understand the role of zinc supplementation in serious infection.

More on zinc and your health

  • Global look. While severe zinc deficiency is rare among Americans, children in developing areas such as Africa and Southeast Asia are often deficient in this important mineral. Zinc helps our immune system fight off infection, and prior research has shown that children who do not get enough zinc have a higher risk for serious infections such as pneumonia and meningitis. Research has also shown that zinc supplements reduce the duration and severity of illness in childhood diarrhea, according to the study authors.
  • Your daily zinc. For recommended amounts of zinc and other important nutrients, look at the latest recommendations. Groups of people who may not get enough zinc include people with inflammatory bowel disease, vegetarians, pregnant women, women who are breast-feeding, older infants who are breast-fed, and alcoholics.
  • Food sources. Zinc can be found in a variety of foods including shellfish (particularly oysters), meat, poultry, fortified foods, and some nuts.
  • Talk with a doctor. Too much zinc can lead to bad health effects and toxicity, and zinc supplements may interfere with some prescription medications. Talk with a doctor about the risks and benefits of supplementation.

(Lancet 2012; 379: 2072–8)

Jane Hart, MD, board-certified in internal medicine, serves in a variety of professional roles including consultant, journalist, and educator. Dr. Hart, a Clinical Instructor at Case Medical School in Cleveland, Ohio, writes extensively about health and wellness and a variety of other topics for nationally recognized organizations, websites, and print publications. Sought out for her expertise in the areas of integrative and preventive medicine, she is frequently quoted by national and local media. Dr. Hart is a professional lecturer for healthcare professionals, consumers, and youth and is a regular corporate speaker

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2 scoops
Servings Per Container: 16
Amount Per Serving %DV in low fat milk %DV
Calories 1250 1630
Calories from Fat 35 170
Total Fat 4 g 6.000%* 19 g 29.000%*
Saturated Fat 2.5 g 13.000%* 12 g 60.000%*
Cholesterol 80 mg 27.000%* 140 mg 47.000%*
Sodium 430 mg 18.000%* 820 mg 34.000%*
Potassium 940 mg 27.000%* 2170 mg 62.000%*
Total Carbohydrate 254 g 85.000%* 293 g 98.000%*
Sugars 21 g ** 57 g **
Protein 50 g 100.000%* 74 g 148.000%*
Vitamin A 5000 IU 100.000% 6500 IU 130.000%
Vitamin C 60 mg 100.000% 66 mg 110.000%
Calcium 630 mg 63.000% 1440 mg 144.000%
Iron 5 mg 28.000% 5.3 mg 29.000%
Vitamin D 200 IU 50.000% 500 IU 125.000%
Vitamin E 30 IU 100.000% 30 IU 100.000%
Thiamin 4.8 mg 320.000% 5.1 mg 340.000%
Riboflavin 4 mg 235.000% 5.2 mg 306.000%
Niacin 50 mg 250.000% 50.6 mg 253.000%
Vitamin B6 5 mg 250.000% 5.3 mg 265.000%
Vitamin B12 10 mcg 167.000% 12.7 mcg 212.000%
Biotin 300 mcg 100.000% 300 mcg 100.000%
Pantothenic Acid 25 mg 250.000% 27 mg 270.000%
Phosphorus 460 mg 46.000% 1160 mg 116.000%
Iodine 150 mcg 100.000% 150 mcg 100.000%
Magnesium 140 mg 35.000% 239 mg 60.000%
Zinc 15 mg 100.000% 18 mg 120.000%
Selenium 70 mcg 100.000% 70 mcg 100.000%
Copper 1 mg 50.000% 1 mg 50.000%
Manganese 2 mg 100.000% 2 mg 100.000%
Chromium 120 mcg 100.000% 120 mcg 100.000%
Molybdenum 75 mcg 100.000% 75 mcg 100.000%
Folic Acid 400 mcg 100.000% 436 mcg 109.000%
Inositol 250 mg ** 250 mg **
Creatine Monohydrate 1 g ** 1 g **
L-Glutamine 500 mg ** 500 mg **
Glutamine Peptides 500 mg ** - -
PABA (Para Aminobenzoic Acid) 5 mg ** - -
Choline (as Choline Bitarate) 250 mg ** - -
*Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Protein Blend (Whey Protein Concentrate, Calcium Caseinate, Egg Albumen, Sweet Dairy Whey), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Vitamin and Mineral Blend (Dipotassium Phosphate, Magnesium Aspartate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Niacinamide, Zinc Citrate, Beta Carotene, D-Calcium Pantothenate, D-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate, Selenomethionine, Copper Gluconate, Ferrous Fumarate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Chromium Polynicotinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Molybdenum Amino Acid Chelate, Cholecalciferol, Potassium Iodide, Cyanocobalamin), Medium Chain Triglycerides, Lecithin, Malic Acid, Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose, FD&C Yellow No. 5.


The most accurate information is always on the label on the actual product. While we periodically update our website, the values on the website are intended to be a general guide to consumers. For absolute values, the actual label on the product at hand should be relied on.
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Add two heaping scoops of Serious Mass to a blender filled with 24 oz of water. Blend for 45-60 seconds. Then add a few ice cubes and, if desired, other calorie-contributing ingredients (see Supercharge Your Serious Mass) and blend for an additional 30-45 seconds. Tips: Mixing two scoops of Serious Mass with 24 fl oz of nonfat or low fat milk instead of water will give you a thicker, creamier, higher-calorie shake. New users may find if beneficial to begin with 1/2 of a serving daily for the first week and then gradually increase to 1 or more full servings several times a day. Serious Mass is a substantial weight-gain supplement that can be used to feed serious calorie needs in a variety or different ways. Between Meals: Drink 1/2-1 serving of Serious Mass between meals to maintain positive nitrogen balance and support a high-calorie diet. Post-Workout: Begin drinking 1/2-1 serving of Serious Mass 30-45 minutes following exercise to support maximum recovery. Before Bed: Drink 1/2-1 serving of Serious Mass about 45-60 minutes before bed to provide nutrients to recovering muscle throughout the night. Note: For best results use Serious Mass combined with intense weight training (3-5 times per week) and a sensible whole foods diet. Also, keep in mind that sufficient recovery between workouts impacts your ability to gain lean mass. Allowing at least 48 hours between workouts involving the same body parts is recommended. Store in a cool, dry place.


Keep out of reach of children. Allergen Information: Contains milk, egg, wheat (glutamine peptides) and soy (lecithin) ingredients. Do not take this product if you are pregnant or nursing a baby. Check with a qualified healthcare professional before using this product if you are under 18 years of age or if you have any known or suspected medical condition(s) including diabetes or hypoglycemia, and/or if you are taking any prescription or OTC medication(s).

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