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Whey protein is a convenient way of adding more high-quality protein to your diet. Whey protein, as part of a higher protein diet, may help increase satiety — so you feel fuller with fewer calories — which can help curb snacking or overeating. Research shows that calorie for calorie, consuming protein can increase the…

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Whey protein has been added to many foods, including drink mixes, energy bars, cereal and yogurt, to boost the protein content. Check your grocery store for high-protein products that contain whey protein. Look for whey protein cocentrate, whey protein isolate or hydrolyzed whey protein on the product label, under Ingredient Statement.…

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If a product contains whey protein as an ingredient, it is required by law to list the name of the ingredient on the food label. Ingredients in foods are listed in order of predominance with the highest percentage of an ingredient listed first in the “Ingredient Statement”.   Mary K. Schmidl, Ph.D. Dr. Mary K. Schmidl…

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Whey Protein Institute is celebrating National Nutrition Month®! Throughout the month of March watch for the For a Healthy Whey of Life® Tips on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog page. For a Healthy Whey of Life: Tip #3 Choose foods with the fewest ingredients   Read the nutrition label, the fewer the ingredients the better.…

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Today, whey protein powder is readily available at many health food stores, specialty food stores, online and maybe even your local grocery store. But did you know that whey protein is also a common ingredient in some foods that you eat every day? Carolyn from the Midwest Dairy Association is here to fill you in on all the whey protein…

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