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
Can the consumption of milk protein play an important role in fighting back against health issues such as diabetes and obesity? Disorders of the metabolism, from the inability to combat high levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia) to excess fat deposition, are the precursors to many more serious hea… Learn More
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
IdaPro Milk Protein Isolate-90% (MPI-90). Water, lactose and minerals are reduced to achieve a protein content of 90% on a dry matter basis (casein and whey protein). IdaPro MPI-90 is valuable in high protein-enrichment applications such as ready to drink beverages, powder mixes and bars for adult n… Learn More
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.
Over the past decade or so, there has been an increase in demand for dairy-based, high-protein, ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages. One problem that has plagued beverage formulators is the shelf life and viscosity. At Idaho Milk Products, we have found a way to improve these conditions dramatically whil… Learn More
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
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
According to the USDA, no distinctions should be made between organically and non-organically produced products in terms of quality, appearance or safety. All milk is required to be tested to the same standards. Organic and regular milk contain the same nine essential vitamins and minerals that make… Learn More
Alternative beverages are not milk. They are highly processed beans, nuts and grains that do not pack the 9 essential nutrients that cow’s milk does. Other beverages often lack the same amounts of protein, calcium, vitamin D and other nutrients found in milk. Be sure to check the nutrition panels … Learn More
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