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Powder Power: The Importance Of Dietary Protein

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Nov 21, 2011

Casein

Protein per 30g serving: 20–25g

Like whey, casein protein is derived from dairy. However, it’s much slower to digest and therefore should be consumed before bedtime or anytime there might be a prolonged gap between eating to keep a steady flow of amino acids going to the muscles.

Matthew Kadey is a dietitian, nutrition writer and avid mountain biker based in Ontario, Canada.

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