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Description
  • 48g Micellar Casein
  • 4.8g Leucine: Supports mTOR Activation
  • More Than 10g BCAAs
  • Incredible Tasting Low Carb Protein
mTOR is a "sensor" within muscles that's activated with Leucine intake. When mTOR is activated a cascade of muscle building pathways are triggered that help the body build and preserve muscle tissue.*

BCAAs: Comprised of Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine, these are the "big 3" when it comes to growth. They are used to stimulate protein synthesis (muscle growth) and come into play during long workouts when muscles become depleted of energy. BCAAs can prevent muscle breakdown exerting what's called an "anti-catabolic" effect.*

4 Dimension™ Casein provides a major distinction to whole foods (chicken, meat and fish) in that it forms a gel in the stomach which, in turn, causes a "slowing effect" where the building blocks of Casein, called amino acids, move at a constant pace into the digestive system.* Many sports nutritionists refer to this slowing effect as nature's "timed-release" system of protein dispensation. The importance here: a high intake of Casein can, by virtue of an abundant intake of amino acids, exert an anabolic effect where amino acids are used to build new muscle tissue. At the same time, the unique lingering effect of Casein exerts an anti-catabolic or muscle preservation effect.* Building muscle boils down to consuming enough high quality protein to "build" the body where amino acids turn on protein metabolism and the muscles soak up dietary amino acids to turn those amino acids into new muscle.* Building muscle also requires the body "preserve" its tissue by blocking muscle tissue breakdown, a by -product of hard core training. In a nutshell, 4 Dimension™ Casein provide both muscle building and muscle saving properties that support muscle growth, preservation and repair.*

As a sports nutrition product 4 DN™ Micellar Casein is manufactured under rigorous and stringent certifications known worldwide. Our production facility is EU (European Union), cGMP and HACCP certified. The result, 4DN™ Micellar Casein is a truly superior product that meets or exceeds the strictest standards in the world.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts

Mix 1 to 2 scoops of Micellar Casein with 10-12 oz of cold water or skim milk and blend either in a shaker bottle or blender. Consume 1-3 servings per day. 4DN™ Casein is best taken just before bed or in between meals to optimize on its slow release protein delivery. It can optionally be taken first thing in the morning.

Serving Size 1 Scoop
Servings Per Container 30
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories from Fat 3.00
Cholesterol 5.00 mg 2%
Sodium 30.00 mg 1%
Potassium 10.00 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 2.00 g 8%
Protein 24.00 g 48%
Calcium 0.88 mg 0%
Calories 110.00
Total Carbohydrates 3.00 g 1%
Sugars 0.00 g
Vitamin A 26.00 IU 1%
Vitamin C 0.75 mg 1%
Iron 0.00 mg 0%
Total Fat 0.30 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.15 g 1%
Amino Acid Profile 0.00 **
Amino Acid Profile 0.00 **
Alanine 806.00 mg **
Alanine 806.00 mg **
Arginine 884.00 mg **
Arginine 884.00 mg **
Aspartic Acid 1846.00 mg **
Aspartic Acid 1846.00 mg **
Cysteine 208.00 mg **
Cysteine 208.00 mg **
Glutamic Acid 5590.00 mg **
Glutamic Acid 5590.00 mg **
Glycine 442.00 mg **
Glycine 442.00 mg **
Histidine 676.00 mg **
Histidine 676.00 mg **
Isoleucine 1326.00 mg **
Isoleucine 1326.00 mg **
Leucine 2418.00 mg **
Leucine 2418.00 mg **
Lysine 2418.00 mg **
Lysine 2418.00 mg **
Methionine 702.00 mg **
Methionine 702.00 mg **
Phenylalanine 1222.00 mg **
Phenylalanine 1222.00 mg **
Proline 2548.00 mg **
Proline 2548.00 mg **
Serine 1222.00 mg **
Serine 1222.00 mg **
Threonine 1040.00 mg **
Threonine 1040.00 mg **
Tryptophane 338.00 mg **
Tryptophane 338.00 mg **
Tyrosine 1300.00 mg **
Tyrosine 1300.00 mg **
Valine 1456.00 mg **
Valine 1456.00 mg **
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: Micellar Casein (From Milk), Micellar Casein (From Milk), Inulin, Inulin, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Gum Blend (Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Carrageenan), Gum Blend (Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Carrageenan), Acesulfame Potassium, Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose, Sucralose, Sea Salt, Sea Salt, FD&C Red 40, FD&C Red 40

Warning: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Store at 15° to 30°C (59-86°F). Protect from heat, light and moisture. Do not purchase if seal is broken. Consult your healthcare professional before using this or any other dietary supplement.

Contains Milk. Made in a plant that also processes egg, soy, peanut, tree nuts, fish, crustaceans/shellfish, and wheat products.

Manufactured For: 4 Dimension Nutrition: 56 Arbor Street, Suite 304-B, Hartford, CT USA 06106

Health Notes

Casein Protein

Casein Protein
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Obesity
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Casein protein in milk may aid weight loss due to its effect on appetite, calorie burning, and body composition. (more)
Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Casein protein is more slowly digested than other animal proteins, resulting in a slower, prolonged rise in blood levels of amino acids, so some speculate that it may better support protein synthesis by the body compared with proteins like whey protein that are more rapidly digested. (more)
Obesity
Dose: Refer to label instructionsCasein, the main protein in milk, may aid weight loss due to its effect on appetite, calorie burning, and body composition.1, 2 In a controlled trial, overweight women dieted for four months using a low-calorie diet that included three daily shakes made from either casein or soy protein.3 Both groups lost similar amounts of weight, with similar improvements in body composition, suggesting there was no difference in the weight-loss benefits of soy or casein protein. In another controlled trial, overweight men were given a low-calorie diet along with a weight training exercise plan for three months. Men who followed this plan and also took 1.5 grams per day of predigested casein protein per 2.2 lbs body weight lost a similar amount of weight as did men using a similar amount of whey protein along with the same diet and exercise plan. However, the men using casein protein gained more lean body mass and lost more body fat than the men using whey protein.4
References

1. Hochstenbach-Waelen A, Veldhorst MA, Nieuwenhuizen AG, at al. Comparison of 2 diets with either 25% or 10% of energy as casein on energy expenditure, substrate balance, and appetite profile. Am J Clin Nutr 2009;89:831-8.

2. Veldhorst MA, Nieuwenhuizen AG, Hochstenbach-Waelen A, at al. Comparison of the effects of a high- and normal-casein breakfast on satiety, 'satiety' hormones, plasma amino acids and subsequent energy intake. Br J Nutr 2009;101:295-303.

3. Anderson JW, Fuller J, Patterson K, et al. Soy compared with casein meal replacement shakes with energy-restricted diets for obese women: randomized controlled trial. Metabolism 2007;56:280-8.

4. Demling RH, DeSanti L. Effect of a hypocaloric diet, increased protein intake and resistance training on lean mass gains and fat mass loss in overweight police officers. Ann Nutr Metab 2000;44:21-9.

Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructionsCasein protein is more slowly digested than other animal proteins, resulting in a slower yet more prolonged rise in blood levels of amino acids.1 This has led to speculation that casein may support protein synthesis by the body for a longer period of time compared with proteins, such as whey protein, that are more rapidly digested. However, in two double blind trials, measurements of muscle protein synthesis after leg exercises were similar whether casein or whey protein (either 20 grams or 0.3 grams per 2.2 lbs body weight taken one hour after exercise) was consumed. Other double blind studies have shown that adding protein supplements to a weight-training program improves gains in muscle mass and strength, but only one trial has compared using casein alone to other proteins for improving body composition and muscle strength. In this controlled trial, overweight men were given a low-calorie diet along with a weight training exercise plan for three months. Men who followed this plan and also took 1.5 grams per day of predigested casein protein per 2.2 lbs body weight gained more strength and lean body mass, and lost more body fat than did men using a similar amount of whey protein along with the same diet and exercise plan.
References

1. Boirie Y, Dangin M, Gachon P, et al. Slow and fast dietary proteins differently modulate postprandial protein accretion. Proc Natl Acad Sci 1997;94:14930-35.

Casein is the main protein found in milk. Similar to other animal proteins, casein is a complete protein, providing generous amounts of essential amino acids.1 However, it is digested more slowly than most other animal proteins, resulting in a more prolonged release of amino acids into the bloodstream.2

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    I didn't care for the taste. Felt bloated just about every morning after taking it.

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