Faster digesting protein is desirable immediately before and after exercise to help refuel recovering muscles, but slow digestion and absorption may be more beneficial at other times including bedtime when your body typically goes for hours without food. Casein products are acid sensitive and thicken in the stomach. Compared to some other proteins, it can take longer for our Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein to be broken down into its amino acid subcomponents. By using only premium micellar casein as a protein source, we've created a formula that sets the standard for slow digesting protein support. 24g of Micellar Casein. Casein, a slower digesting and absorbing protein can be used after exercise, between meals or before bed to help support satiety and muscle recovery. GOLD STANDARD 100% CASEIN™ delivers BCAAs to recovering muscles for several hours. By using only premium micellar casein as a protein source, we’ve created a protein powder that sets the GOLD STANDARD® for slow digesting protein support.
- Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein 24g of Anti-Catabolic Micellar Casein
- Nearly 5 Grams of Naturally Occurring BCAAs per Scoop
- Nearly 5 Grams of Naturally Occurring Glutamine and Glutamic Acid per Scoop