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Which Protein is Better for Recovery: Whey or Casein?

Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 11/29/2018 to Performance Tip Of The Week
Which Protein is Better for Recovery: Whey or Casein?
The enormous benefits of adding protein to a sports and recovery drink are well-documented. However, all protein is not the same. The specific properties of a protein are dependent on its amino acid profile. A question often raised in sports nutrition is whether whey or casein is more effective in a recovery drink. To answer this question researchers conducted a study looking at the effect of casein or whey recovery beverages on rehydration, an essential element of the muscle recovery process.