Overview of Kaged Muscle Kasein
Kaged Muscle Supplements hit the sports nutrition scene running with a plethora of great products back by Kris Gethin. They pride themselves on actual test results from real-life people backed by high quality products, 3rd party label verification, real science, banned free substances and backed by a 100% money back guarantee.
Kaged Muscle’s Kasein is one of the best casein protein we have ever tried here at Fitness Informant. It is a Micellar Casein Isolate protein powder that will fuel you throughout your day or while you are sleeping at night. Backed by the scientists at Kaged Muscle you know you are getting a high-quality casein protein powder at a great price (given what you get). Highly recommend this casein protein.
Testing Results and Ratings
We reviewed Kaged Muscle Kasein protein powder on five categories. We first start by looking at it’s ingredient profile. This portion of the review looks at quality of protein used, amount and other ingredients involved in the making of this protein powder.
We then look at effectiveness. A high quality protein will be effective. This is generally an extension of the profile section. The higher quality ingredients used at proper dosages, the more effective that product will be.
Then we move into the taste of the different flavors we’ve tried. We grade each flavor separately and average the scores for their overall taste rating. We were able to test out the Chocolate Shake flavor.
Mixability refers to how well the protein powder mixes in 12oz of water. We use the shaker bottle test. This would be your typical Blender Bottle with the spiral chrome ball.
Finally, we talk about value. Value is the combination of profile, effectiveness, taste and mixability in relation to cost. Another part of value are the competitors and other versions of proteins available on the market.
You won’t find many Micellar Casein Isolate proteins on the market. This is what makes this very unique. The fact that it is an isolate does not speed up digestion (the whole point behind casein is prolonged digestion) but it does increase absorption. Unlike other caseins, a higher percentage Kaged Muscle Kasein will be absorbed by your body because it is an isolate. Being an isolate is also better if you happen to be lactose intolerant. You get 25g of protein per scoop, which is recommended, especially at bedtime if you’re a heavy lifter.
This product does have 7g of carbs, but that is to be more expected with a casein protein over a whey protein. You also get 2.5g of fat and 1g of sugars.
Some unique ingredients you get with this is coconut oil powder, which is very healthy for you. Coconut oil contains MCT oils which are gaining a lot of popularity. Kasein also is sweetened with the use of Stevia, an all-natural sweetener. This product would have received a perfect 5.0 if it did not include Sucralose but most products still contain it today.
For me this product is very effective because it feeds and fuels me as I sleep. You sleep for roughly 8-hours a day. Your body needs to eat. Instead of chewing something down at 10pm at night that your body won’t break down and absorb why not take a scoop of effective 100% Micellar Casein Isolate? Exactly.
Since taking this I don’t wake up starving anymore. I am able to keep fueling my body and keep my metabolism going on this protein. Because it is an isolate I am able to absorb more of the useable proteins in this.
Kasein by Kaged Muscle is delicious. I cannot say it any better. The flavor was chocolate shake and that’s exactly what it tastes like. I feel like I am drinking a chocolate ice cream shake every time which limits any cravings I have for real ice cream.
Typically casein protein powders do mix a bit harder than your whey proteins. If I can describe the powder it would be as “sticky” thus making it harder to fully dissolve in the water. They try to “bond” together but the fact that they are “micronized” to some extent it helps prevent any clumping. I was pleasantly surprised at how well it mixed.
Typically a 4lb container of casein protein is going to run you around $50, maybe north of that. Kasein by Kaged Muscle is no different. You are going to pay just north of $50 for a 4lb container, however, most of the competitors out there are not offering a Micellar Casein Isolate.
The majority of competitors are just offering a Micellar Casein product (not isolate). The fact that this is the same price but you are getting it in an isolate form (meaning better absorption) you are getting more value for your dollar.