Milk Protein Isolate vs. Micellar Casien

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    Milk Protein Isolate vs. Micellar Casien


    Since MPI is a high precentage of Casien, is there any advantage to using Micellar Casien over MPI. I can generally find MPI cheaper than Micellar Casien.

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    I was wondering the same thing myself?
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    Price is def an advantage. I however am part of the camp that swears by whole foods and saves the powders only for times when a real meal is not an option. Can of Tuna is like $0.40, thats perfect protein right there. If you must drink them the diff is negligible IMO, go for the cheaper option.
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    MPI and calcium casseinate are cheap, and get the job done. Micellar is probably superior, but cost isn't worth it IMO.
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    Go with Milk Protein Concentrate if you can find it. Cheaper and about the same calibre comparted to a whey concentrate vs. an isolate.
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    You really won't notice a difference in terms of results between the two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bpmartyr
    Price is def an advantage. I however am part of the camp that swears by whole foods and saves the powders only for times when a real meal is not an option. Can of Tuna is like $0.40, thats perfect protein right there. If you must drink them the diff is negligible IMO, go for the cheaper option.
    I agree with this...the best source of casein from whole foods is cottage cheese. I like to use whole foods especially while dieting for satiety reasons.
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    This is a good question. Most people don't realize that micellar casein is derived from milk protein isolate.

    So it would be correct to say Milk protein isolate is 80% micellar casein and 20% of some form of whey isolate.

    I like 50% whey and 50% micellar casein most of the time.

    You could approximate this with 35% whey and 65% milk protein isolate.
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    I'd really like an intravenous protein product. I'm sick of whole foods, shakes and anything that is made by Little Debbie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bioman
    I'd really like an intravenous protein product.
    A protein drip throughout the night sounds like a great idea.
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