What is Beta Alanine? Reflex Nutrition’s Beta Alanine is a pure amino acid supplement in powder form. Commonly found in pre-workout products, beta-alanine is technically a non-essential beta-amino acid. Beta-alanine occurs naturally in the body and is found in many sources of meat and fish but cannot be made by the body itself, rather is a byproduct of other reactions in the body. Beta Alanine is essential in the body’s production of carnosine which buffers lactic acid. Who is it for? Those people looking to facilitate increased carnosine levels within the body. Beta Alanine is suitable for vegetarians. What are the benefits? Easy to take powder format Mixes instantly in water Pure form of beta alanine amino acid Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, which make up muscle mass. Protein contributes to the maintenance and growth of muscle mass.