Weight Management

Keto-friendly Food Development

Keto-friendly Food Development

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...

Sports Nutrition Specialty Diets Presentation

Sports Nutrition Specialty Diets Presentation

How can you formulate with protein and meet a wide array of consumer needs? Advice on timing protein consumption, including types and amounts for optimal results has become increasingly sophisticated. On top of this, consumers are following very specific dietary...

Muscle Protein Synthesis, Whole vs Egg Whites

Muscle Protein Synthesis, Whole vs Egg Whites

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, Overweight Women & Health

Paleo Diet, Overweight Women & Health

(Originally Posted January 18, 2018) Caroline Blomquist, researcher and doctoral student at Umeå Universitet, Sweden, studied the relationship between the Paleo diet, overweight women & health. Her findings revealed that overweight postmenopausal women who lost...

Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins

Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins

  Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins Consumers are bringing nutrient-dense foods into their diets based on what they think will make them healthier. Kara Nielsen, Innova Market Insights, sees protein as a driving force in these product purchases. This is...

Next Generation Protein Opportunities

Next Generation Protein Opportunities

When looking at protein demographics data, the tendency is to focus on the X, Y and Millennial generations—and on how to create new products that appeal to those consumers. In discussing the next generation in protein opportunities, A. Elizabeth Sloan, Ph.D.,...

Protein Supplementation & Athletic Performance

Protein Supplementation & Athletic Performance

January 16, 2017—Much of our knowledge of sports nutrition is based on empirical evidence from athletes. One of the biggest controversies is the relationship between protein supplementation & athletic performance. Active individuals need more protein than those...

Consumer Market Opportunities in Protein

Consumer Market Opportunities in Protein

December 9, 2016—CONSUMER MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN PROTEIN seemingly abound, even though consumer trends in protein have become a bit polarized. On the one hand, there are drivers pointing to alternative plant proteins as having huge growth potential—what with more...

Better Protein Ingredients via Controlled Maillard Reactions

Better Protein Ingredients via Controlled Maillard Reactions

January 21, 2016—By 2020, the global demand for protein ingredients is expected to reach 4.6 million tons and generate revenues of nearly $30 billion. But proteins can be problematic ingredients, and by using modified protein ingredients, a finished product’s...

Leveraging Protein’s Role in Energy Balance

Leveraging Protein’s Role in Energy Balance

November 24, 2015—Advice for weight loss used to be simple: Eat less of everything. “This approach has not worked, and we are focused on identifying those unique foods and components that may play a role in weight reduction,” stated Richard Mattes, Ph.D., Purdue...

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