Whey Protein Provides an Ideal Dietary Source of Essential Amino Acids — July 9, 2010 Knowledge on the nutritional importance of dietary protein and amino acid metabolism has progressed significantly over the past 100 years. In the early 1900s, experiments with "incomplete proteins" (lacking one or more amino acids) helped identify essential amino acids (EAAs) needed for growth and development.
Whey Proteins: Improving the Quality of Life for People with HIV/AIDS — December 9, 2009 Dairy products, including whey proteins and milk powders, are known to be highly nutritious foods for use in health and wellness products. Today, whey proteins are garnering increased attention as an ingredient to improve body composition for individuals coping with HIV/AIDS in low-income countries, many of whom are undernourished and progressively being wasted. Wasting, the excessive breakdown of healthy muscle tissue, is one of the more detrimental effects of HIV/AIDS. It reduces quality of daily life in terms of work, family and individual care.