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Optimum Nutrition Casein 2lb

Size (servings)

Sometimes slower is better - especially when it comes to the rate of protein digestion. While rapid protein absorption is desirable immediately before or after exercise, delayed release is probably more beneficial throughout the remainder of the day.

Casein proteins are pH sensitive and gel in the acidic environment of the stomach. As a result, it can take more than twice as long for caseins to be broken-down into their amino acid subcomponents than whey and other proteins. Casein is the most abundant protein present in milk. It is considered a high quality protein because it is easily assimilated and it supplies sufficient quantities of amino acids that cannot be synthesized by the body.

  • Casein not only supports muscle rebuilding, it may also help with weight management support by helping you feel fuller longer
  • Nearly 5 grams of naturally occurring glutamine and Glutamic Acid per scoop
  • Each serving of gold standard 100 percent casein provides nearly 5 grams of naturally occurring BCAAs and is an excellent source of calcium