Calcium Caseinate

Calcium caseinate is one of several milk proteins derived from casein in skim and 1% milk. Calcium caseinate is mainly used in meal preparation and fat breakdown.


Calcium Caseinate:

Calcium caseinate is a protein derived from casein, the main protein found in milk. It is produced by extracting and isolating casein protein from milk and then treating it with calcium to form a water-soluble salt.

Product Details:

  • Protein Source: Calcium caseinate is a high quality protein source, containing all the essential amino acids, making it a complete protein.
  • Digestibility: Generally well digested and absorbed by the body, calcium caseinate has a slow digestion rate, which can provide a sustained release of amino acids.
  • Applications: It is often found in the food industry as an additive in various products. It is commonly used in protein supplements, protein bars, meal replacements and some processed foods.
  • Functional Properties: Calcium caseinate has good emulsifying and water-binding properties, making it suitable for improving the texture and stability of certain processed foods.

Safety and Precautions:

  • Allergies: Some people may be allergic to casein, so it is essential to check product labels and consult a healthcare professional if in doubt.
  • Lactose Intolerance: Although casein itself is low in lactose, traces may be present in some calcium caseinate products. People with lactose intolerance should be careful.
  • Origin: Calcium caseinate is derived from milk, making it of animal origin. People following a vegan diet or with dietary restrictions based on ethical considerations may choose alternatives.

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25kg bag
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Calcium Caseinate

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