June 30, 2016

Casein Peptides

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What other names is Casein Peptides known by?

Bovine Casein Hydrosylate, C12, C12 Peptide, C12 Peption, Calcium Caseinate, Casein, Casein Decapeptide, Casein-derived Peptide, Casein Hydrosylate, Casein Peptide, Casein Phosphopeptide, Casein Protein Extract, Casein Protein Hydrosylate, Casein Tripeptide, Casein Tryptic Hydrolysate, Caséinate, Caséinate de Calcium, Caseinates, Caséine de Potassium, Caséine Hydrolysée, Caseins, Concentré de Caséine Hydrolysée, Cysteine Milk Peptide, Extrait de Protéine de Caséine, Extrait de Protéine de Lait, Hydrolysed Casein, Hydrolyzed Casein, Hydrolyzed Casein Concentrate, Hydrolyzed Lactalbumin, Hypotensive Peptides, Isoleucyl-Prolyl-Proline, Lactalbumin Hydrolysate, Lactalbumine Hydrolysée, Lactotripeptide, Micellar Casein, Milk Protein Extract, Milk Protein Hydrosylate, Peptide C12, Peptide Dérivé de la Caséine, Peptides de Caseine, Peptides de Caséine, Peptides Hypotenseurs, Péptidos de la Caseína, Potassium Caseinate, Protéine de Lait Hydrolysée, Sodium Caseinate, Sour Milk Extract, Sour Milk Peptides, Tripeptide de Caséine, Valyl-Prolyl-Proline.

What is Casein Peptides?

Casein is the main protein in milk. It is the ingredient in milk that solidifies when milk curdles. When people drink milk, digestive juices break down the casein into protein pieces called casein peptides. Casein peptides can also be made in the laboratory and marketed as dietary supplements.

Casein peptides are used for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anxiety, fatigue, epilepsy, intestinal disorders, cancer prevention, and stress reduction.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • High blood pressure. Early research suggests that a specific casein peptide, C12 peptide, does not significantly reduce blood pressure.
  • High cholesterol.
  • Anxiety.
  • Fatigue.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Intestinal disorders.
  • Cancer prevention.
  • Reducing stress.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of casein peptides for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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