Sodium Caseinate

Sodium Caseinate (ca·​sein·​ate) is a biochemical name for casein, a protein found in the milk of mammals.

Commonly Used in:
Baby Food
Baked Goods
Beverages
Butterine
Cheese Replacements
Dessert
Fresh Butter
Meat Products
Salad Dressing

Sodium Caseinate (ca·​sein·​ate) is a biochemical name for casein, a protein found in the milk of mammals. In the food industry, sodium caseinate is used by manufacturers for its emulsifying and thickening functions. It is suspected to contribute to many milk-based allergies, which result in reactions such as skin rashes, stomach pains, or respiratory arrest. Sodium caseinate can negatively impact the digestive systems of those with milk allergies or lactose intolerance.

However, regardless of whether a person does or does not have milk allergies, the consumption of large quantities of sodium caseinate can place unnecessary strain on the kidneys.

If you want to avoid Sodium Caseinate, try using soy milk instead of cow’s milk, coconut butter instead of regular butter, and dairy-free sorbets instead of traditional ice cream.