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Elemental Nutrition Peptides is a revolutionary supplement designed to aid muscle growth and repair, and support fast recovery from even the most intense workouts. This unique supplement is one of the first to combine di- and tri-peptides for quick absorption and fast assimilation into the blood stream & muscles.

Hydrolysed versus Intact Protein

As far back as the 1970’s, studies on protein digestion in humans revealed that the main products of protein digestion in the gut are not single amino acids, but rather dipeptides and tripeptides1, 2. Subsequent studies in humans have shown that a nitrogen load is absorbed more rapidly when it is delivered in the form of di- or tripeptides, rather than as whole protein or even as free amino acids1-6. Their superior absorption is mediated by a specific intestinal oligopeptide transporter called Pept-17, 8.

Importance of Degree of Hydrolysation

While it’s proven that dipeptides and tripeptides are absorbed faster than intact protein or free amino acids, it’s erroneous to assume that your typical hydrolysed whey protein contains any appreciable amounts of these peptides. For a hydrolysed whey protein to contain high levels of dipeptides and tripeptides, it must have a high degree of hydrolysis. This in turn requires a number of additional purification and extraction steps, which come at a significant cost. So rather than pay for a quality hydrolysate, many brands attempt to leverage the benefits of dipeptides and tripeptides by using cheap whey protein hydrolysates with a low degree of hydrolysis and minimal dipeptide and tripeptide content.

Benefits of Peptides

Not only does Elemental Nutrition Peptides contain whey protein with a high degree of hydrolysis, it contains specialised whey protein fractions specifically concentrated to contain high amounts of branched-chain amino acid dipeptides and tripeptides. Recent research has discovered that these branched chain dipeptides and tripeptides from whey protein mediate many of the specific benefits ascribed to hydrolysed whey protein. Some of these benefits include:

  • Increased insulin release – leading to improved muscle protein synthesis and glucose storage
  • Attenuation of muscle glycogen depletion during exercise
  • Stimulation of glucose uptake into muscle following exercise – leading to improved recovery
  • Improved endurance capacity with continued use
  • Quicker absorption9
  • Higher peak amino acid levels in blood following ingestion9

The graph below displays how branched-chain amino acids from hydrolysed whey protein are absorbed more rapidly and peak at higher levels in blood when compared to free-form branched-chain amino acids from normal whey protein.

Graph of BCAA Absorption From Whey Protein Hydrolysate vs Whey Protein

*Graph adapted from - Morifuji M, et al. Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8788–8797.

The graph below shows the time course of the blood levels of essential amino acids (EAAs) when ingested from hydrolysed whey protein compared with normal whey protein.

Graph of Blood levels of EAA Following Consumption of Whey Protein Hydrolysate vs Whey Protein

*Graph adapted from - Morifuji M, et al. Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8788–8797.

The graph below displays the insulin response of whey protein hydrolysate compared to normal whey protein. As with the branched-chain amino acids above, insulin peaks higher and sooner following ingestion of whey protein hydrolysate. This is important as insulin is one of the most powerful hormones for muscle growth and recovery.

Insulin Response to Ingestion of Hydrolysed Whey Protein vs Whey Protein

*Graph adapted from - Morifuji M, et al. Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8788–8797.

Faster & Higher Absorption of Peptides

High amino acid levels in blood together with high insulin levels is a potent anabolic stimulus. Elemental Nutrition Peptides provides a range of vital amino acids in a highly usable form, allowing for rapid uptake and stimulus of muscle protein synthesis. WIth its high branched-chain amino acid content, Elemental Nutrition Peptides also serves as an effective supplement for improving muscle recovery and reducing muscle soreness.

1. Adibi SA. Intestinal transport of dipeptides in man: relative importance of hydrolysis and intact absorption. J Clin Invest.1971; 50 (11): 2266–2275.
2. Adibi SA, Morse EL, Masilamani SS, Amin PM. Evidence for two different modes of tripeptide disappearance in human intestine. Uptake by peptide carrier systems and hydrolysis by peptide hydrolases. . J Clin Invest. 1975; 56 (6): 1355–1363.
3. Grimble GK, Keohane PP, Higgins BE, Kaminski MV Jr, Silk DB. Effect of peptide chain length on amino acid and nitrogen absorption from two lactalbumin hydrolysates in the normal human jejunum. Clin Sci (London). 1986, 71 (1), 65–69.
4. Grimble GK, Rees RG, Keohane PP, Cartwright T, Desreumaux M, Silk DB. Effect of peptide chain length on absorption of egg protein hydrolysates in the normal human jejunum. Gastroenterology. 1987, 92 (1), 136–142.
5. Rerat A, Simoes-Nunes C, Mendy F, Vaissade P, Vaugelade P. Splanchnic fluxes of amino acids after duodenal infusion of carbohydrate solutions containing free amino acids or oligopeptides in the non-anaesthetized pig. Br J Nutr. 1992, 68 (1), 111–138.
6. Monchi M, Rerat AA. Comparison of net protein utilization of milk protein mild enzymatic hydrolysates and free amino acid mixtures with a close pattern in the rat. JPEN, J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1993, 17 (4), 355–363.
7. Fei YJ, Kanai Y, Nussberger S, Ganapathy V, Leibach FH, Romero MF, Singh SK, Boron WF, Hediger MA. Expression cloning of a mammalian proton-coupled oligopeptide transporter. Nature. 1994; 368 (6471), 563–566.
8. Fei YJ, Sugawara M, Liu JC, Li HW, Ganapathy V, Ganapathy ME, Leibach FH. cDNA structure, genomic organization, and promoter analysis of the mouse intestinal peptide transporter PEPT1. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2000; 1492 (1), 145–154.
9. Morifuji M, et al. Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8788–8797.

The Elemental Guarantee

Whilst Elemental Nutrition products are manufactured at stringent quality control facilities and are the best of their kind, we also understand that it’s not possible to please all people all of the time. Thus should you be unsatisfied with any Elemental Nutrition product, you can return it to your place of purchase within 30 days for a FULL REFUND, no questions asked. Proudly Australian Made & Owned - Elemental Nutrition Peptides.

Nutritional Info
Elemental Nutrition Peptides
Serving Size
Servings Per Container
Formulated Supplementary Sports Food
Nutritional Info
Per Serve
Per 100g
58 kJ
14 Cal
1160 kJ
277 Cal
Fats (total)
- Saturated
Carbohydrates (total)
- Sugar
43 mg
10 mg
191 mg
6 mg
121 mg
2 mg
49 mg
L-Leucine Peptide
1097 mg
21940 mg
L-Arginine Peptide
630 mg
12600 mg
L-Isoleucine Peptide
170 mg
3400 mg
L-Valine Peptide
155 mg
3100 mg
Vitamin C
110 mg
2200 mg
Elemental Nutrition Peptides Ingredients
L-Leucine Peptides, L-Arginine Peptides, Hydrolysed Whey Protein Peptides, L-Isoleucine Peptides, L-Valine Peptides, Calcium Ascorbate, Food Additive (330), Natural Flavours, Sweetener (955).
Elemental Nutrition Peptides Directions
Take 5g (1 level scoop; scoop supplied) in 250-300mls of juice or water during or immediately following exercise. In peptide form, amino acids are absorbed more quickly, resulting in higher peak levels in blood.
Replace lid immediately. Store in a cool dry place below 30 degrees Celsius away from sunlight.
This product is not a sole source of nutrition and should be used in conjunction with an appropriate physical training or exercise program. Not suitable for children under 15 years of age or pregnant women. Should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision.
General Product Warning
Users should seek medical advice prior to beginning any supplementation program. This especially applies to individuals taking prescription medication or those with pre-existing medical conditions. Always read the label prior to consuming any supplement, always follow the manufacturer's directions & never exceed the recommended dose. In the event of experiencing any unwanted effects discontinue use immediately & seek medical advice if symptoms persist. Keep out of reach of children.
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Elemental Peptides Reviews

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Worth every cent, tastes great and works a treat ☺
, Midland, WA on 11/05/2016
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(4 / 5)
Great lean muscle builder. Found i was gaining more while on this and people noticed size difference. Great taste as well.
, Green Fields, SA on 16/10/2013
(5 / 5)
Peptides is pretty expensive, but its worth every penny. Tastes like cordial and helps me smash my workouts.
, Frewville, SA on 09/01/2014
(4 / 5)
I was a bit curious about this product so I called up and asked about it. The guy on the phone told me its to help recovery. Gotta say it works pretty well. It's not the cheapest supplement but it helps me smash through my workouts pretty good.
, Canberra, ACT on 22/01/2014
(4 / 5)
I've been training for strongman for a while and let me tell you, it's intense. I used to pull up sore as hell after a long session and wouldn't be able to train for days. But using Peptides really helped. I'm a bigger fella, so I use 2 to 3 scoops. It helped cut my recovery down by a day or 2 and thats all I can ask for.

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I friend of mine said that using a shredding peptide was great for quick weight loss whilst exercising? This is not the right product for me is it?? Thanks.
I think your friend may be using a Shredding protein which is a fat loss protein to help with weight loss. Elemental Peptides are broken down fragments of protein that help to digest quicker in your body but it is not specifically designed for weight loss. Instead, you can consider this product: 1. Elemental Shredding Matrix -
Is it safe to have 2 scoops of this if i have more water with it?
Yes, you shouldn't have any problems with adding an extra scoop with more water.
How is this product different from say BCAA product? I am not sure whether to purchase Elemental Nutrition BCAA+G or Peptides. Thanks
Elemental Peptides are an advanced form of BCAAs in peptide form. They are superior to regular BCAAs in absorption and their anabolic potential. For more information please refer to this article:
just curious how these peps go in inba testing. also how results go.
Elemental Nutrition Peptides are legal for use during competition for most competition bodies. However, as always, we recommend consulting with your regulatory body if you have any doubts.
can this be used with elemental nutrition HGH? also, would u still take amios during ur workout aswell?
Yes, Peptides can be stacked together with both HGH and regular aminos.
Is this for woman to use too? We train in X fit 3 days per week and weights for 2 days, but obviously don't wanna BULK up, just want to smash our workouts and be lean! Thanks! I have been using Extend and really like it, can I use them both??
Yes, Peptides would be suitable for use by women. When taken during a workout, it can promote faster recovery and prevent muscle breakdown. Stacking it with Xtend can be complementary and both products can work together to aid with recovery.
do you take elemental peptides post workout in place of a whey protein powder shake?
No, it is recommended you keep your protein powder for post workout. Peptides is best taken during a workout.
What age bracket is this best suited for? Can a 20 yr old take it? Thanks.
Elemental Nutrition Peptides is suitable for those over the age of 15. However, its effects are most pronounced for those with slower recovery, ie slightly older individuals.
Im interested in knowin about if these Peptides n ur HGH stuff would show up as a positive in a urine test as i work away in the mines in WA n ave been caught out before with sum supplements
Both Elemental Peptides and HGH contain no banned substances and should be okay for use, even if you are drug tested.
I ordered the supplements around 1pm WST on the Tuesday, and I arrived home from work on the Wednesday to the supplements sitting at my front door!!! Where else can you get over night delivery?!?!? Flipping amazing!
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