Consumer interest in the healthfulness of the foods they eat has been growing for some time. Moreover, there is evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic has only ramped up consumer interest in foods that deliver health benefits.
When it comes to probiotics and prebiotics, you could say today’s consumers are very pro. In fact, according to a 2020 report from Hyderabad, India-based Mordor Intelligence titled “Probiotics Market — Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts (2021-2026),” the global probiotic market is expected to have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.08% during the forecast period of 2020-2025.
Paul McCartney famously bemoaned getting older when he asked, “Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm sixty-four?” Now almost 80 years old, McCartney still spent his last decade on tour (this author saw him perform in 2014) and often credits a healthy diet for his longevity.
Even though a cow's diet includes a lot of high-fiber feedstuffs, fluid milk contains no fiber. Yet fiber is an excellent ingredient to boost the nutrition of a wide range of dairy products and dairy alternatives. Let's explore the benefits of adding fiber to foods in the frozen and refrigerated dairy cases.
Tired after working out? Drink a little protein. Overweight? Fiber might help. Digestive issues? Try probiotics. By adding functional ingredients, formulators of dairy foods and beverages can make health-related claims.
A common sentiment among food industry experts is that consumers aren’t yet ready to hear about prebiotics. I respectfully disagree. As a nutrition therapist, I’ve noticed an increased interest in probiotics among my clients, which is the perfect opportunity to explain that certain fibers, called prebiotics, are needed for probiotics to survive and thrive.
Tegricel is a proprietary extract from colostral whey (bovine). This white paper describes the current state of knowledge, involving specific biological mechanisms of action, proof of concept in animal studies and clinical data in humans.
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