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Faster digesting proteins, such as whey proteins, are most useful immediately preceeding and following exercise for a fast source of fuel for recovering muscles. Slow digesting proteins, such as casein, are beneficial at times of recovery – especially at bedtime, when your body goes hours without food. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein delivers 24 grams of instantized, slow-digesting micellar casein in a formula that contains no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or synthetic colors. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein sets the standard for slow digestion protein support.
Unlike other formulas that use inferior forms of casein, Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein uses premium slow-digestion casein in its purest form for a sustained-release of amino acids that primes muscles for growth and repair. Taking Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein before bed delivers an incredibly high dose of BCAAs and glutamine to power muscle growth and muscular glycogen accumulation.
Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein can be taken right after exercise to ramp up anabolism, or on recovery days to ignite protein synthesis and muscle repair. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein is very low in fat, sugar, and carbohydrate, yet rich in irresistible flavor that will satisfy your appetite. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein is ideal for use between meals and before bed to release a steady flow of amino acids over many hours.
Slow it down and speed up your results with the pure, natural, anti-catabolic formula of Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein.
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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein is rich in highly anti-catabolic and anabolic micellar casein that dissolves slowly for hours of amino acid support to refuel and repair hardworking muscles.
Take Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein immediately before bed and in between meals when delayed protein delivery is desired. Drink proteins before and immediately after workouts for a rapid shot of amino acids. Combine one scoop with 10-12 oz of cold water, milk, or your favorite beverage.
Do not use as your sole source of nutrition for weight loss or maintenance.
Micellar Casein – Casein’s greatest strength comes in the aspect of timing. This power-packed protein takes a significant amount of time for the stomach to break down into amino acids, allowing to deliver a slow and steady flow of protein into your bloodstream that lasts for several hours. Drinking a casein-rich shake before bed or on recovery days keeps you fueled and primed for optimal muscle growth and recovery.
Glutamine – With nearly 5 grams of added glutamine and glutamic acid per scoop, Natural 100% Casein works to support recovery, immunity, and endurance. It also helps to increase muscle glycogen restocking after exercise, refueling muscles for your next big workout.
Calcium – Calcium may just be the most important nutrient for an athlete. As an essential vitamin, calcium keeps bones, joints, and teeth strong and protected against the rigorous effects of training.
Q. What Are the Advantages of Taking Casein?
A. Not all proteins are created equal, and casein’s unique advantage is its ability to digest slowly and steadily. It provides your bloodstream with a steady flow of amino acids that could last for hours, an advantage that is especially beneficial through the night and on long recovery days.
Q. Does Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein Contain Any Artificial Ingredients?
A. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein does not contain any artificial flavors, sweeteners, or synthetic colors. It is engineered with natural ingredients in a natural formula that delivers exactly what you need without the junk you don’t.
Q. What Benefits Does Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein Provide?
A. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein provides up to several hours of amino acid support for muscles. Taking Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein helps to improve muscle growth, muscle recovery, physical strength, and athletic stamina. Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein also protects against catabolism and fat gain.
Q. How Much Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein Should I Take Per Day?
A. Consume approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day through a combination of high protein foods and Gold Standard Natural 100% Casein. For best results, consume your daily protein allotment over several small meals spread evenly throughout the day.