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Gold Standard 100% Casein, Vanilla, 4 lbs, From Optimum Nutrition
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Casein Protein Low Carb Slow Digesting, Anti Catabolic Miceller Protein With Glutamine!
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.
Another benefit is increased satiety (feeling of fullness or satisfaction). Casein exerts a slight pressure on the stomach walls. In effect, this pressure signals to the brain to stop eating because the stomach is full. Casein is the most slowly digested and absorbed type of protein. This helps create a "timed-release" effect, providing a steady stream of amino acids to your muscles over a long period of time. The net result is a greatly enhanced anti-catabolic environment which is much more friendly to growth and recovery.
Bodybuilders and athletes looking to build lean muscle, prevent muscle breakdown, and reduce recovery times, and individuals interested in improving the quality of their sleep can greatly benefit from casein.
Use ON 100% Casein Protein first thing in the morning, immediately before bed, in place of small meals, and/or any other time when delayed protein absorption is desired. To encourage a positive nitrogen balance, consume approximately 1 gram of protein per serving.
About Optimum Nutrition
Optimum Nutrition, Inc. Is A Leading Manufacturer Of Nutritional Supplements, Owning And Operating Three Brands (optimum Nutrition, American Body Building, And Science Foods) With A Comprehensive Line Of Products Across Multiple Categories. With 4 State-of-the-art Production Facilities Occupying Over 500,000 Square Feet Of Operating Space, Optimum Nutrition Is The Only Sports Nutrition Company In The Industry To Manufacture Items In Every Product Category. Whether Itís Nutritional Bars Or Bites, Protein Powders, Ready-to-drink Sports Beverages, Or Vitamins, Essential Minerals, And Herbs, Optimum Nutrition Is Able To Control The Integrity Of All Of Its Products Through In-house Manufacturing. Supported By Costelloís Health Distributors (optimum Nutritionís Sister Distribution
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600 North Commerce Street
Ixonia, WI, 60504
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