Protein quality

Microalgae as an Alternative Protein Source

Microalgae as an Alternative Protein Source

Global population growth and emerging economies spur demand for large-scale production of foods from renewable resources. There is a need for nutritional foods, including rich plant-based proteins sources, that meet market expectations for volume, quality and price....

RDA Determination and Over or Under Consumption of Proteins

RDA Determination and Over or Under Consumption of Proteins

COMMON MYTHS REGARDING dietary protein were a key focus of the presentation, titled “New News About Protein: How Much is Too Much…and Not Enough,” provided by Steve Hertzler, Ph.D., RD, Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research, Abbott Nutrition. “Can protein give you energy?”...

Easy to Long-Range Strategies for Sustainable Protein Foods

Easy to Long-Range Strategies for Sustainable Protein Foods

THE CHALLENGES OF AND POTENTIAL steps toward achieving and maintaining a sustainable, global protein supply were the focus of a presentation from Clyde Don, Ph.D., a consultant in the food science and green chemical industries, based in the Netherlands, and Managing...

Development Considerations for Keto-friendly Foods

Development Considerations for Keto-friendly Foods

DAVID PLANK, A SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW at the University of Minnesota and Managing Principal of WRSS Food and Nutrition Insights, offered valuable insights into developing keto-friendly food products in his presentation titled “Product Challenges in the Development of...

Protein Quality Measurements, Claims and Values

Protein Quality Measurements, Claims and Values

INITIALLY, PROTEIN ASSESSMENT involves gathering evidence necessary to support protein claims on food labels. In his presentation titled “The Impact of Processing on Protein Quality Measurements: Implications for Protein Content Claims,” James D. House, Ph.D., of the...

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...

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Post Conference Magazine

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Post Conference Magazine

The 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Post Conference Magazine provides a summary of key points from speakers at this event. This is North America’s largest event dedicated to the food protein technology, the protein ingredient marketplace and applied...

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

The 7th annual Global Food Forums® Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar was held May 21-22, 2019 in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Tuesday, May 21st — 2019 Protein Seminar Pre-Conference Program: Protein Business Strategies The Business Strategies program focused on...

Protein Nutrition Needs Presentation

Protein Nutrition Needs Presentation

Protein is a much-misunderstood nutrient. Inaccurate information is everywhere and people have many questions. Will too much protein hurt my kidneys or my bones? How much protein is too much? How much protein do I need? This presentation answered these and several...

Processing Impact on Proteins Presentation

Processing Impact on Proteins Presentation

Promoting protein-rich foods to consumers requires an understanding of the evidence needed to support nutrient content claims. Depending on country regulations, claims generally require evidence of protein quality, as measured by methods including the Protein...