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Definition: A milk phosphoprotein, casein is present in the milk from all mammals. It is found in dairy products such as cheese, milk and yogurt and is also used independently as an emulsifying and binding agent in countless processed foods, including “vegetarian” cheeses, "vegetarian" meats, cereals, breads and supplements. Other forms of casein commonly found in foods are Ammonium Caseinate, Calcium caseinate,Casein Hydrolysate, Iron Caseinate,Magnesium Caseinate, Paracasein, Potassium Caseinate, Rennet Casein, Sodium Caseinate, and Zinc Caseinate.
Pronunciation: KAY-seen
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