WHAT IS BETAINE?
BETAINE ANHYDROUS IS ALSO KNOWN AS TRIMETHYL GLYCINE (TMG). DERIVED FROM THE AMINO ACID GLYCINE WHICH HAS THREE METHYL GROUPS ATTACHED. BETAINE IS NATURALLY DERIVED FROM THE BREAKDOWN OF CHOLINE AND IT'S ALSO FOUND IN A NUMBER OF FOOD SOURCES. THE MOST POPULAR OF THESE FOOD SOURCES CAN BE FOUND IN BEETS. BETAINE RECEIVED ITS NAME BECAUSE IT WAS SOURCED FROM SUGAR BEETS, AND THE SCIENTIFIC NAME FOR BEETS ISBETA VULGARIS. BETAINE CAN ALSO BE FOUND IN OTHER FOODS SUCH AS SPINACH, SEAFOOD, AND WINES.
THE MOST CRITICAL REACTION IS WHEN BETAINE PERFORMS THE FUNCTION IN THE METHYLATION OF THE AMINO ACID HOMOCYSTEINE TO FORM METHIONINE. METHIONINE IS IMPORTANT IN THE BODY'S INTERNAL SYNTHESIS OF CREATINE. SO, ONE WAY THAT BETAINE MAY BOOST MUSCLE STRENGTH AND SIZE IS BY INCREASING CREATINE PRODUCTION IN THE BODY.
METHIONINE ALSO PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS. BY HAVING MORE METHIONINE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROCESS, THE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS IS THUS ENHANCED. THEREFORE, THE POTENTIAL FOR MUSCLE GROWTH AND STRENGTH GAINS INCREASES.
BETAINE SUPPLEMENTATION CAN ASSIST YOUR BODY IN MANY WAYS SUCH AS INCREASED STRENGTH, GROWTH OF LEAN MUSCLE MASS, AND EVEN LONGER ENDURANCE. BETAINE CAN BE A BENEFIT TO YOUR GOAL IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR MORE REPS. ON THE BENCH OR GOING FOR THOSE EXTRA MILES ON THE BIKE.
LIKE THE SIMILAR SOUNDING BETA-ALANINE, BETAINE HAS ALSO BEEN SUGGESTED TO SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER LEVELS OF LACTATE. HAVING LOWER LACTATE LEVELS CAN DELAY MUSCULAR FATIGUE WHILE ALLOWING ATHLETES TO TRAIN HARDER AND LONGER!
- SUPPORTS A HEALTHY CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
- SUPPORT HEALTHY HOMOCYSTEINE LEVELS.
- SUPPORTS HEALTHY BLOOD VESSEL AND LIVER FUNCTION.
Supplement HQ’s Shipping Policy
Domestic Shipping Policy
Shipment processing time
All orders are processed within 1 to 2 business days! FREE STANDARD SHIPPING ON ALL ORDRES OVER $49.
Deliveries are handled during standard business operations & business days - which excludes Holidays & non-business days.
Shipment confirmation and order tracking
Most orders ship in 1 to 2 regular business days, and you will receive an automated shipment notification with your tracking information attached. All orders are referenced in your account, so you can track the status of or your order through your carrier, but the tracking information will be saved to your account.
Customs, duties, and taxes
Customize the following: Supplement HQ is not responsible for any customs and taxes applied to your order. All fees imposed during or after shipping are the responsibility of the customer (tariffs, taxes, etc.).
Supplement HQ is not liable for any products damaged or lost during shipping. If you received your order damaged, please contact the shipment carrier or our support team directly to file a claim. Please save all packaging material and damaged goods before filing a claim.
International Shipping Policy
Supplement HQ offers international shipping to select international countries, and we're always expanding where we can ship internationally. If we can ship to your location, you will have the option to checkout with a normal address of your location.
Don't ship to your country? Reach out to us. We're super flexible, and want to make sure anyone who wants to order from us can get the supplements they need!
Supplement HQ Return & Refund Policy
PRODUCT RETURN POLICY, RETRACT RIGHT, CONDITIONS OF CLAIM FOR ERRORED PRODUCT AND REVERSION OF THE PAYMENT
Supplement-HQ.com, as well as those third parties who use the portal to market products, offer their customers the possibility to return the purchase during the first 30 business days after the delivery of the product. Product must be unopened, or delivered with error.
Customer pays return shipping
If the product fully paid and is not shipped yet, return must be requested via Site’s contact us page using Subject heading RMA request.
If the product is fully paid and is shipped and order is in time of validity, the procedure follows:
- Access the “Orders History” section of his or her account.
- Select the order from which he wants to return an item.
- Select the product(s) that s/he wishes to return by checking the box next to its name(s).
- Add an explanation, in order for the shop team to better understand why the customer wants to return this product.
- Store manager can deny or accept return, in the case of accepting return store manager changes status of return to “Waiting for package”. This will send an e-mail to the customer indicating that the product can be sent back, customer pays return shipping.
- Once store have received the package, the RMA’s status will be changed to “Package received”.
- Finally, once the whole process is over (the customer has been refunded or have issued a credit slip), store mangager changes the RMA’s status to “Return completed”.
In order to exercise the right of withdrawal the consumer must comply with general conditions. When a product has specific conditions to exercise the right of withdrawal, this will be specified in the characteristics of the product:
– The product must not have more than THIRTY (30) days of receipt
– The product must not be damaged or damaged by actions corresponding to customers
– The product must be complete
– The product must be in original packaging
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR A RETURN
– The product must not be damaged or damaged by the corresponding actions of the customers.
– The product must have labels, sales invoice, accessories and packaging. originals (including manuals, usage guides, warranty certificates, etc.).
– The product should not show signs of wear, dirt or wear.
– The product must not have more than THIRTY (30) business days of delivery.
– If during the return process, the product object of retraction does not meet the requirements to be accepted by Supplement HQ, the product will be returned to the address registered by the customer and no refund will be made.
CONDITIONS OF CLAIM FOR ERRORED PRODUCT
In the event that the customer receives a product with characteristics different from that described on the page at the time of purchase, the following procedure must be carried out in order to verify the validity of the claim.
The client must send the images of the wrong product to email@example.com indicating in the subject of the mail the reason for the claim, within the following 48 working hours of having received the product.
REVERSION OF PAYMENT
The client may request that the payment of a product purchased in the portal be re-entered directly with his banking entity (hereinafter the Return). Reversal of payment may be requested if: the customer was the object of fraud, the payment corresponds to an operation not requested by the customer, the product purchased was not received does not correspond to the requested, does not comply with the inherent characteristics or the product delivered is find faulty.
In the event that the client has requested a reversal of the payment and bad faith is determined by the latter, the transaction claimed will be definitively charged to the consumer and the Department of Commerce may impose penalties.
In the event that a product purchased through Supplement HQ has problems of operation or damage after its reception, the client may contact Supplement HQ who will provide the information of the vendor or supplier so that the latter provides adequate support for their request of guarantee. All requests for guarantees must meet the following conditions:
– The product warranty must be valid
– The product must have the invoice and guarantee documents. In case the product does not have a document that certifies a guarantee period, it must be less than 12 months of delivery.
– Product damage must be due to a manufacturing defect, technical failure or irregularity. No guarantee will apply if the product shows signs of misuse by the customer.
The supplier has the right to replace, repair or refund the product’s money.
At the choice of the consumer, the Supplier will pick up the product where it was delivered or the latter may request the consumer to leave it at the point of attention provided for that purpose.
For this last case, the Supplier will bear all shipping costs. If transportation is required for the good, the costs must be borne by the Supplier.
The repaired product or the replacement product must be delivered to the consumer in the same place where the legal guarantee was requested, unless the consumer requests another site and the supplier accepts it. If transportation is required for the good, the costs must be borne by the supplier.
In the event that the property must be replaced by another equal or of the same characteristics, the supplier will proceed to its replacement within ten (10) business days following, after the reception of the product by the supplier.
The repair will be made within thirty (30) business days, counted from the day following the delivery of the goods to the supplier for repair.
In case you should make the money back, this will be done as follows:
From the day after the acceptance of the guarantee by the supplier and subsequent communication with Supplement HQ and the customer, Supplement HQ has up to 30 days to make the refund.
In the event that the good does not admit repair or the product’s failure is repeated, the supplier will proceed to inform the consumer of its decision on how to make the guarantee effective, either with the return of the money or with the change of the good by an identical one or by one of the same characteristics.
Additionally, the conditions to accept a guarantee process depend on the category to which the product corresponds:
GUARANTEES WITHIN THE RETURN TIMES
DAMAGED PRODUCTS WHICH ARE WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER DELIVERY, AND ARE THE SUBJECT OF RETURN, WILL BE RETURNED TO THE CUSTOMER WITH THE PROVIDER’S INFORMATION SO THAT THE PROVIDER MANAGES THE WARRANTY PROCESS.
Reversal to a credit card: Reimbursements made by this method may be partial or total, depending on the case. Supplement HQ will make the reversion request in the payment platform so that it notifies the cardholder’s bank about the reversal of the money. Upon confirmation of the request, the bank will have a maximum period of 30 working days for national cards and up to 120 business days for international cards for the application of the reversal.
The client must be subject to the terms of the duration of the application process stipulated by his bank.
In the event that the owner of the Supplement HQ account has used a credit card from a different person, the only method of refund enabled will be a reversion to the card used.
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Supplement HQ offers international shipping to select international countries, and we're always expanding where we can ship internationally. If we can ship to your location, you will have the option to checkout with a normal address of your location. Don't ship to your country? Reach out to us. We're super flexible, and want to make sure anyone who wants to order from us can get the supplements they need!
We're always look to partner with new athletes, but are selective in the process. Want to join our team? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be in touch. Thank you.
Most of our orders ship in one to two business days, during our normal operating hours. Expect to receive your shipment in 2 to 5 business days from the day you order!
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