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The Types of Protein Powders and Their Benefits

Of all the nutrients we require to sustain a healthy body, few are as fundamentally important as the protein we consume. Commonly found in foodstuffs such as meat, legumes, eggs, and dairy products, protein provides the body with the essential tools it needs to accomplish many tasks. Protein helps w… Learn More

Dairy Protein: When Enough Protein Is Not Enough

As higher-protein diets for health and wellness continues to rise, “how much” and “which kind of proteins,” are often asked questions. Understanding optimal levels and types of proteins for the people who need it most can help food formulators meet consumer demand for better, personalized nu… Learn More

IS MILK PROTEIN CONCENTRATE (MPC) VEGAN?

As it is derived from milk, MPC is not vegan. However, dairy products are considered vegetarian. A vegan avoids all animal products, including eggs and dairy, while vegetarians tend to consume dairy products and eggs. Vegetarianism is usually a diet, while veganism is a lifestyle.

Why are dairy proteins so important to a balanced diet?

With an ever-increasing elderly population, sarcopenia, the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength with age, is becoming a serious global public health problem. Eating more protein such as lean meat, eggs and dairy products can help in the fight against gradual muscle loss. Current guidelines… Learn More

How many servings of dairy should adults get every day?

Current Dietary Guidelines recommend those 9 years and older get three servings of dairy every day. The recommendation is two servings of dairy every day for children 2 – 3 years old and 2 ½ servings for children 4 – 8 years old. A serving is considered to be one of the following: 8 ounces... R… Learn More