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M-Casein Review - International Protein

A MAK-Honest Review of M-Casein

Supplement Type: Protein

Improve your overnight recovery with this amazing blend of naturally occurring muscle sparing amino acids. M-Casein is the perfect blend of slow release protein to ensure you're utilising the right amount of protein at the right time whilst you sleep.

When to take M-Casein?

Mix 40g (1½ SCOOPS) with 350ml – 400ml of cold water, low fat milk, full cream milk or soymilk in a shaker or blender.

Take 1-2 times daily when a sustained protein release is required. Best times for use are before bed or between meals. Not recommended for use immediately after training.

How does M-Casein work? Pros?

Natural Muscle Protection: High levels of threonine, glutamine and arginine, the ‘glucogenic’ amino acids which lend themselves to glucose production during exercise and may prevent muscle breakdown.

Slowly Digested: Quality micellar (native) casein proteins for sustained and efficient digestion for up to 7 hours, making it perfect for use before sleep or between infrequent meals.

Increased Amino Acid Absorption: The slow digestion rate provided by micellar casein helps improve the absorption rate of casein’s unique amino acids, including muscle sparing glutamine, threonine and arginine.

Prolonged Positive Nitrogen Balance: Casein’s unique gelling properties during digestion help slow the release of amino acids prolonging the body’s state of Positive Nitrogen Balance (PNB) for maximal muscle growth & recovery.

Naturally High in L-Glutamine: 20% of the amino acids in Micellar Casein are Glutamine to help spare muscle during training.

Naturally High in Calcium & Phosphorus: Two synergistic minerals that are key to athletic performance.

Calcium: Is essential for efficient muscle contractions.

Phosphorus: Can help decrease lactic acid levels during training. Phosphorus also produces high energy molecules such as ATP and Creatine Phosphate. These molecules power muscle contractions during weight training.

No Aspartame: Sweetened with sucralose for a pleasant taste and no unwanted compounds.

No Fillers or Stabilisers: Just 30g of high quality sustained release protein in each serve.

No Gluten: No cheap glutamine peptides derived from hydrolysed wheat or low quality wheat proteins making it suitable for coeliacs and people with wheat allergies.

Rich Dessert Texture: M-Casein is naturally thicker than WPI and mixes into a thicker, more dessert-like consistency. It can be used to make protein ‘pudding’ by adding half the recommended amount of liquid, or into a full bodied shake by using the recommended amount.

M-CASEIN: Is designed to promote muscle growth and recovery by keeping the body in a positive nitrogen balance between meals and especially overnight.

Benefits:

  • 30g Time Release Protein
  • 100% Micellar Casein
  • Naturally High in Glutamine
  • Gluten Free
  • Naturally protect muscle
  • Naturally high in L-glutamine
  • No aspartame

    Quick Answers to Common Questions

    Is M-Casein gluten free?

    Yes! There are no cheap glutamine peptides derived from hydrolysed wheat or low quality wheat proteins making it suitable for coeliacs and people with wheat allergies.

    What flavours does M-Casein come in?

    • Banana - Smooth banana with a soft creamy after-taste. One of the best tasting protein flavours we have ever tasted.
    • Rich Chocolate - Name certainly explains it well, a rich chocolate decadence.
    • Vanilla - Delicious vanilla cream, consistency of taste is great.

    M-Casein Ingredients

    Micellar Casein (Milk Protein Isolate), Cocoa*, Flavours, Sweetener (Sucralose), Natural Colour (Curcumin#)
    * Rich Chocolate Flavour Only # Banana Flavour Only

    Contains Milk ingredients. Manufactured on Equipment that also produces products containing Soy and Egg.

    The Verdict!

    M-Casein is a great product that is designed to promote growth. With M-Casein by International Protein, slow release blends no longer have to taste bad.