Viewing all Articles by Kristi SaitamaAs vice president of export marketing ingredients, I activate programs that boost international food and beverage manufacturers’ interest and success in importing, using and innovating with U.S. dairy ingredients, working in collaboration with USDEC’s network of overseas offices. This includes championing the nutritional, functional, sensory and supply security advantages of U.S. dairy ingredients while also cutting the learning curve on technical and knowledge barriers that hinder usage.
Dairy Ingredients, Food Aid, Dairy Proteins, Weight Management, Child Nutrition, Malnutrition, Healthy Aging, Overnutrition, Obesity
High-quality protein can be an important ally in addressing the double burden of malnutrition. Nutrition experts from the United States and Asia recently shed light on the latest scientific understanding of the role U.S. dairy proteins can help play as a nutrition solution in addressing this challenge across life stages, from children to adults to seniors.
Three highly respected organizations recently released a new position paper on sports nutrition touting the benefits of dairy protein. In it, the American College of Sports Medicine, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Dietitians of Canada take a fresh look at protein recommendations for athletes of all levels. Specifically, when and how often protein should be consumed.
Lactose, Vietnam, USDEC Events, Southeast Asia, Infant Formula, Milk Powder, China, Follow-on Formula, Toddler Formula, Whey Protein, Child Nutrition
Will China’s transition to a two-child policy usher in a new baby boom? Time will tell, but in the meantime China’s southern neighbor, Vietnam, is ripe with opportunity boasting a population of 13 million children, aged 8 years and younger.