Sodium, Consumer Insights, Permeate, United States, Global, Sodium Reduction, Salt Substitute, Dairy Product Solids
Proposed voluntary sodium reduction goals put forth June 1 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reflect that Americans are getting too much sodium in their diet. FDA’s suggested short and long-term goals would enable food companies and restaurants to gradually adjust sodium levels using innovations like incorporating permeate as a cost-effective, sodium substitute.
Consumers from Southeast Asia face health challenges that require diets featuring nutritious ingredients. Certified Food Scientist Sharon Gerdes recently presented research at the Food Ingredients Asia Conference detailing how U.S. permeate and dairy proteins can help meet these challenges.Read More
Many food manufacturers around the world are taking initiative to decrease the salt content in food products to help consumers’ combat heart disease and hypertension. The Philippines is no different. Hamdansah Hardigaluh, Southeast Asian technical director for USDEC, recently presented on the sodium-replacing benefits of U.S. permeate at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Food Conference.