Casein is commonly referred to as the slow or nighttime protein because of its relatively slow diges...read more
The overall rating for casein protein is 2.8 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.
Casein is commonly referred to as the slow or nighttime protein because of its relatively slow digestion time compared to other options. It's perhaps the second most popular protein after the king: whey. If whey protein is the most popular, is casein good for anything? Read More
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for casein protein is 2.8 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for casein protein as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Casein Protein
There are 8 studies in the database on casein protein; the research rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for casein protein as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Casein Protein
|Products Names||Amount of Casein Protein|
|Full list of all 12 products containing Casein Protein.|
The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|decrease body fat||increase muscle mass|
|Protein Synthesis Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|increase protein synthesis|
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
The Supplement Database includes 7 studies on casein protein dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 8 to 40 grams per day, the average dose being 24.93 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Casein Protein.