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What is the difference between Whey- and Casein-Protein?

Both whey protein and casein are protein fractions from cow’s milk. With approx. 80% casein is the main component of cow’s milk protein. Casein functions as a ‘slow absorbing protein source’, and gets absorbed by the body over several hours. In comparison to this is whey protein, which counts as part of the ‘fast protein sources’. This means the body can absorb and metabolise it faster

What are good nutrition tips to help build fat free muscle mass?

  1. Be sure to nail your protein and calorie goals

  2. The right protein intake is crucial. Choose high quality protein source like eggs, (low-fat) dairy products, lean meat (e.g. poultry) fish and soy products (e.g. tofu, soy drink). Maintain a good spread of protein intake over the day. Include the right amount of high-quality protein at breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and immediately after training sessions. To support muscle building and overnight recovery after resistance exercise, an additional protein serving just before bed might be right for you.

  3. Eat as natural/clean as possible. Convenience foods (e.g. packet soup, fast food) should be avoided. Instead wholesome, nutrient-dense foods such as plain yoghurt without added sugar, whole grain instead of white flour, home-made salad dressings with virgin olive oil, lemon juice and fresh herbs instead of ready-made salad dressing should be preferred.

 

Is a high protein intake harmful?

According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) there is insufficient data available to establish a tolerable upper intake level for protein. At the moment the EFSA considers intakes up to 1.7g protein/kg body weight per day for healthy adults safe.

 

How can I tell whether a certain allergen (e.g. lactose, gluten) that I need to avoid due to an intolerance or allergy is present in one of the products? 

We as a company are obliged by law (according to the Food Information Regulation) to clearly label the most common allergens in the list of ingredients of products, and to (visually) highlight them if they are included as ingredients. In addition, Dymatize voluntarily declares any potential traces of allergens.

Should you have any further queries about the topic of allergens, please contact: nutritionteam@dymatize-athletic-nutrition.com

 

What are the quality standards of Dymatize? 

Satisfied customers are the uppermost aim of our quality policy. All our products undergo thorough microbiological and sensory tests before they leave our company. If a product does not meet the prescribed quality criteria, it never even reaches the costumer. Of course we also pay attention to the selection of raw materials. As a result we only use raw materials that fulfil the highest standards in quality, functionality, as well as sensory technologies and microbiology.