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100% Casein Protein, Blueberries & Cream, 2 lbs, By Optimum
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  • 100% Casein Protein, Blueberries & Cream, 2 lbs, By Optimum

100% Casein Protein, Blueberries & Cream, 2 lbs, By Optimum

Regular: $61.99You Save: 39%

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Manufacturer : Optimum Nutrition
UPC : 748927024555
Manufacturer Part #: 2730431
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Sometimes slower is better - especially when it comes to the rate of protein digestion. Casein Protein Blueberries & Cream While rapid protein absorption is desirable immediately before or after exercise, delayed release is probably more beneficial throughout the remainder of the day. Casein Protein Blueberries & Cream 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 Protein Blueberries & Cream 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 Protein Blueberries & Cream 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. Casein Protein Blueberries & Cream 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.