Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein 4 Lbs | Slow Digesting Protein Supports Muscle Recovery
Casein Protein is a slow digesting protein which contains all the amino acids necessary to help you build muscle, as well as support muscle recovery. This is a great protein to take prior to bedtime to support muscle recovery as well as helping to reduce appetite and increase feelings of fullness making it a great option for a meal replacement. Optimum Nutrition Casein Protein features 24 grams of slow digesting protein, packed with amino acids and with only a single gram of sugar.
Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein Highlights & Benefits
- 24 Grams Casein Protein
- Slow Digesting Protein Great For Overnight Recovery
- Helps Build and Maintain Muscle
- Naturally Occuring BCAAs to Support Endurance and Muscle Recovery
- Great For Between Meals or Before Bedtime
- Only 1 Gram of Sugar
Casein Protein Vs. Whey Protein
Casein and whey proteins are both derived from milk however casein is a slower digesting protein making it a great nighttime protein where as whey protein digests quickly and is ideal to drink just after a workout.
When Should I Drink Casein Protein?
Casein Protein can be taken anytime of day, it's especially satiating making it great between meals or as a meal replacement, however the most popular time to take casein protein is just prior to bedtime.
Mix 1 scoop with 10-12 ounces of cold water, milk, or beverage of your choice.
Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein 4 Lbs Ingredients & Label
Warnings & Side Effects
Store in a cool dry place after opening.
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