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This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Amino Acid Manifesto
Casein Protein is a slower digesting protein which is good for absorbing protein to your muscles over a sustained period of time.

Casein Protein is a slower digesting protein which is good for absorbing protein to your muscles over a sustained period of time.

After going through the Top 5 Whey Protein Supplements, we are going to now discuss The 5 Best Casein Protein Supplements. Casein Protein differs from Whey in that is much slower digesting, and releases into your muscles over a sustained period of time. Casein is ideal before bedtime, as protein will be slowly released into your muscles as you sleep and recover.

Casein Protein is great to have on hand in combination with your Whey, as you get the best of both worlds: fast-digesting Whey, and slow-digesting Casein!

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The Protein Manifesto

September 4, 2013 — Leave a comment
This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Amino Acid Manifesto
Consume all the various  kinds of protein for a optimal muscular development and brain chemistry!

Consume all the various kinds of protein for a optimal muscular development and brain chemistry!

Protein, protein, protein!

As we know, proteins are the building blocks of muscles, and if you work out, then protein is your best friend.

But is any protein suitable for you? Well, yes and no.

There isn’t just one kind of protein – there are many different forms. Some are better than others depending on the situation. We are going to run down the list of different proteins and their benefits, and when and how you should be consuming them.

Proteins come from many different sources – animals, dairy, fish, nuts-grains-and-seeds, legumes, and plants. Even fruits carry some protein. Basically, protein is found in most things.

It is important to know the differences of each protein, and even more important to know how much protein to ingest and when.

By definition, from WikiPedia, PROTEINS are

large biological molecules consisting of one or more chains of amino acids. Proteins perform a vast array of functions within living organisms, including catalyzing metabolic reactions, replicating DNA, responding to stimuli, and transporting molecules from one location to another. Proteins differ from one another primarily in their sequence of amino acids, which is dictated by the nucleotide sequence of their genes, and which usually results in folding of the protein into a specific three-dimensional structure that determines its activity.

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