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The hunt for new and better ways to control blood sugar levels for diabetes patients is certainly nothing new in medical science. Exploring the efficacy of whey protein-based solutions to the problem, however, is still in its infancy. What are the likely next steps for such research? And what do we hope to reveal?
To meet the 2050 challenge of feeding a rapidly expanding human population, we must carefully consider how to produce enough protein. Because, at least with current supply realities, a significant move to plant-based protein sources simply wouldn’t be sustainable.
For more than 20 years, research firm New Nutrition Business has been monitoring and reporting on trends in the food industry. The protein trend is one of the largest, longest waves we’ve seen – and it hasn’t peaked yet.
In June 2017, the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) published an updated position paper on protein and exercise. The paper looks to provide an objective, critical review of current knowledge in terms of protein-enriched diets and their optimal use and effect on athletes and others engaged in regular exercise.
According to a recent, large-scale study we’ve conducted, not enough people know about the benefits of whey protein. But they’re keen to learn more – and the European Whey Processors’ Association (EWPA) is helping to address that need.