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Casein

Alternate Names

Calcium Caseinate, Potassium Caseinate, Sodium Caseinate

Description

The main protein in cow's milk. It is a complete protein containing all essential amino acids. This white powder is used as a texturizer for frozen desserts.

Casein - Quick Stats
Names

Calcium Caseinate, Potassium Caseinate, Sodium Caseinate

Allergy Information

Uses

Thickener, Emulsifier, Texturizer

Additional Information

Can be found in "non-dairy" foods (soy cheese).



Found In

frozen desserts, coffee creamers, cheese, soy cheese, energy bars

Possible Health Effects

Some studies suggest that a casein and dairy-free diet may alleviate some symptoms of autism.

Allergy Information

Dairy (Lactose), May be of Animal Origin

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