Food Protein Articles

Plant vs. Animal Protein Functionality in Model Systems

Plant vs. Animal Protein Functionality in Model Systems

“FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN dairy and plant proteins will affect performance in beverage and bar applications,” said Hong Jiang, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, in her presentation titled “Characterization of Functional and Sensory Properties of Commercial...

Research into Improving Plant Protein Ingredients

Research into Improving Plant Protein Ingredients

PLANT PROTEINS have come to the fore for a number of reasons. For one, [the raw materials generally] cost less than animal proteins. But they also align well with a number of emergent consumer trends, such as vegetarianism, veganism and sustainability. Thus far,...

Specialty Diets for Athletes to Elderly Needs

Specialty Diets for Athletes to Elderly Needs

MARIE SPANO, MSC, RD, CSCS, CSSD, leading Sports Nutrition Expert began her talk, “Sports Nutrition and Specialty Diets: From Keto to Vegan,” by emphasizing that protein isn’t only for bodybuilders. It also has a powerful role in weight management; functional living...

Consumer Attitudes & Protein Sources: An Overview

Consumer Attitudes & Protein Sources: An Overview

CONSUMERS AROUND THE GLOBE are increasingly interested in eating more protein, and they are obtaining that protein from an evolving variety of sources. Julie Johnson, General Manager of HealthFocus International, presented illuminating results from several recent...

Wella Cashew Cacao Chaga Bar 2020 Protein Sampling Station

Wella Cashew Cacao Chaga Bar 2020 Protein Sampling Station

A new variety of Wella Bar, Cashew Cacao & Chaga, was launched in 2019. It has a number of "on-trend" characteristics such as the need for a refrigerated distribution chain (thus avoiding the need for emulsifiers), plant-based proteins and chaga mushrooms. This...

Labeling Regulations & Emerging High Protein-Based Foods

Labeling Regulations & Emerging High Protein-Based Foods

EMERGING HIGH PROTEIN-BASED FOODS could trigger implications under existing U.S. Federal Standards of Identity (SOI), explained Jessica O’Connell, Partner with the international law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, in her presentation titled “From Cellular...

JUST Eggs Sampled at 2020 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

JUST Eggs Sampled at 2020 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

JUST Eggs had been scheduled for tasting at the 2020 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar, which was cancelled due to Covie-19. Promotional details offered to consumers note "Made from plants not chickens. JUST Egg is packed with 5g/serving of clean, sustainable...

Antibiotic Use Linked to Childrens’ Food Allergies

Antibiotic Use Linked to Childrens’ Food Allergies

Ahead of the winter germs season, will you be demanding antibiotics for your children’s woes? A new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice reveals that antibiotic use is linked to the development of food allergies in children –...

WHOLE Eggs vs Egg Whites and Muscle Synthesis [Study]

WHOLE Eggs vs Egg Whites and Muscle Synthesis [Study]

While the effect of the consumption of isolated protein sources dissolved in liquid beverages has been documented, the impact of consuming a food such as whole eggs on postprandial protein metabolism has rarely been studied. Recent research put this question squarely...

Paleo Diet on Overweight Women Shown to Improve Health

Paleo Diet on Overweight Women Shown to Improve Health

(Originally Posted January 18, 2018) A study done by researcher and doctoral student, Caroline Blomquist, at Umeå Universitet, Sweden, revealed that overweight postmenopausal women who lost weight on the Paleolithic diet maintained their weight loss after two years....