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Is casein vegan?

Casein is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is casein?

Casein is a protein found in milk products and is renowned for its slow-digesting properties, making it an ideal ingredient for athletes looking to maintain muscle mass. With a high biological value, casein provides all the necessary amino acids required for muscle repair and growth. This versatile ingredient can be found in various food products such as cheese, yogurt, and protein supplements. Additionally, due to its binding abilities, casein is often used as an emulsifier in food production, helping to improve texture and mouthfeel. As a dairy-derived ingredient, casein may not be suitable for those with lactose intolerance or dairy allergies.

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