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Natural and essential for health, protein is being embraced by even the most health-conscious consumers as a “permission to indulge” ingredient. It’s a fast-emerging and transformative shift in the way some consumers think – thanks to dairy protein, consumers no longer have to pick indulgence over health – they can have both at the same time.
In an era where health and well-being are at the forefront of everyone’s mind, recommended protein amounts are a constant discussion. Each country or organisation report of fairly similar recommended amounts, but what if these standards are out of date and not communicated accurately by the media and health professionals? It is time to modernize protein requirements globally!
Osteopontin. One of the proteins in human milk that´s particularly important for babies’ immunity. A new study shows that the amount of osteopontin in human milk varies around the globe.
Donald K. Layman, Professor Emeritus, Nutrition, University of Illinois, has spent decades studying protein and its effects on health. One of the proteins that fascinates him the most, and which holds enormous promise, is alpha-lactalbumin.
It doesn’t matter when – whey protein supplementation is beneficial to resistance training in aging women
Recent research has finally offered a definitive answer on whether the timing of whey protein supplementation matters with regard to muscle gains from resistance training in aging women.
In my analysis of the food and beverage market, I’m seeing a transformation in the breadth of how whey protein is being used, and who’s using it. I call it “mainstreamisation”. The English might not be perfect, but I think it’s nevertheless a very fitting description.
It’s a key question for athletes and in recent years, it’s also being asked by a broadening section of the world’s population: How much protein should people ideally consume?
What’s hot in the world of food, nutrition and health for 2019 and beyond? Protein continues to be a key health trend amongst consumers, but how much is the health halo effect influencing its popularity?
The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes has increased markedly over the last few decades, bringing with it a long list of complications including cardiovascular disease, cancer, damage to the nervous system, eyes and kidneys, cognitive function and heightened risk of dementia
From a protein nutritional perspective, animal-based food production might not be as bad for the environment, compared with crops cultivation, as we may be led to believe.