The Grande Whey Blog

Studies Show High Protein Breakfast Reduces Diabetes Risk

Posted by Nicole Mueller on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 @ 10:52 AM

For years, health experts have claimed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now, studies back this up, especially for those with chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes. The research shows that a high protein breakfast has been proven to reduce obesity and diabetes.

The food industry — not pharmaceuticals — could hold the key to reducing the occurrence of diabetes and its strain on the healthcare system, as well as its financial strain on those with the disease.

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Categories: Health Benefits, Benefits of Whey Protein


The Impact of Whey Protein on Diabetes

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Jun 19, 2018 @ 07:49 AM

In the last four decades, the number of people living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled, according to the World Health Organization. The American Diabetes Association reports that nearly 10% of the U.S. population has the disease, accounting for more than 30 million people.

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Categories: Research & Development, Functional Whey Protein, Health Benefits, Benefits of Whey Protein


3 Proven Benefits of Whey Protein for Weight Loss and Overall Health

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 07:39 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than one out of every three adults in the United States is obese. It’s officially being labeled an epidemic by many health experts, and the consequences can be devastating. Some of the leading causes of preventable death are directly linked to being overweight, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.

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Categories: Health Benefits, Benefits of Whey Protein


How Food Manufacturers Can Meet Consumer Demands for ‘Free-From’ Diets

Posted by Nicole Mueller on Tue, Apr 10, 2018 @ 07:35 AM

The move toward clean eating is gaining momentum as consumers become better educated and more conscious about the impact of artificial additives and other “bad-for-you” ingredients on their health and overall wellness. Some have noticed their trips to the grocery store and restaurants are taking just a bit longer as they scrutinize labels on products and interrogate servers about the ingredients used to prepare food.

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Categories: Reformulation, Improving Nutrition, Benefits of Whey Protein


What is Functional Whey Protein?

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Oct 03, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

It’s no secret that today’s consumers are on the hunt for healthier foods. As consumers actively seek out options that are better for them, there’s never been more pressure to make sure your products will stand out among the competition on grocery store shelves. Food manufacturers must find ways to address consumer demands for better-for-you options that don’t compromise the quality of taste or texture.

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Categories: Ingredient Replacement, Functional Whey Protein, Benefits of Whey Protein


Common Questions About Functional Whey Protein & WPI

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 08:05 AM

Here it is, the second in our series of blog posts that answer common questions we get about our products and services. This post highlights the questions we’re asked about Grande Bravo and Grande Ultra and its uses. If you’ve been considering Grande Bravo to improve the texture of your products, or Grande Ultra to add protein to beverages, read on!

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Categories: Benefits of Whey Protein, Ingredient Replacement


Emphasizing Health Benefits with Whey Protein [Video]

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Oct 11, 2016 @ 01:14 PM

Let’s face it: there’s no one size fits all solution to being healthy. It takes a balanced diet, weekly exercise, and even smart sleeping habits to live a truly healthy lifestyle. That being said, as part of a healthy diet, there are certain foods and ingredients that provide extraordinary health benefits for consumers, and whey protein is one of those ingredients. 

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Categories: Benefits of Whey Protein


Got Cockroach Milk?

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Aug 02, 2016 @ 08:10 AM

Once you’ve been in the food ingredient business awhile, you get the feeling you’ve seen it all. Imagine my surprise, then, when I read a story about the benefits of cockroach milk. Yes, you read that correctly: cockroach milk.

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Categories: Benefits of Whey Protein


Make Breakfast Great Again: It’s the Most Important Meal of the Day!

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 @ 08:05 AM

Ask anyone what the most important meal of the day is, and they’ll all say breakfast. However, less than half of consumers are eating it regularly, and 12% say they rarely eat it at all! This begs the question: if breakfast is so important, why aren’t more people eating it?

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Categories: Consumer Trends, Benefits of Whey Protein