Pyruvate is a high-energy compound that is formed during the breakdown of Sugar (Glucose) and Amino Acids into energy. Pyruvate promotes energy production in muscles during exercise. Weider Nutrition has blended Calcium Pyruvate and Potassium Pyruvate together in one capsule in order to get the maximum benefits of both ingredients. (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).