Rockville (MD), June 19, 2014 – Consumers have turned their attention to protein to boost nutrition in their diets. Protein has been associated with health benefits including weight management and controlling blood sugar, and also boosts satiety, or the feeling of fullness, which can combat overeating. Proteins - Classic, Alternative and Exotic Sources: Culinary Trend Tracking Series, a new report by research firm Packaged Facts, indicates that 62% of consumers agree they are “making a point of getting enough protein” from the foods and beverages they consume.
“Americans continue to seek out protein for a variety of health and wellness concerns, and to increase maintenance, growth and repair functions of the body,” says David Sprinkle, publisher of the Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS) and research director for Packaged Facts. “With the popularity of diets like Paleo, Primal and Atkins, protein has been the darling of lean diets for more than two decades now, and ties in more broadly to the consumer quest for health and wellness food and beverages to address specific health concerns. This presents a unique opportunity for food manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants.”
Proteins - Classic, Alternative and Exotic Sources: Culinary Trend Tracking Series charts how current lifestyle and demographic shifts open up fresh menu and packaged food opportunities related to protein, as does the heightened interest in vegetarian sources of protein, which extends the potential for innovation deeper into meal, snack and beverage territory. Targeted and nutrition-science based communication regarding the benefits of dietary protein tailored for specific needs and audiences will spur the success of these innovations.
The foods profiled in the report demonstrate the opportunity-scape of the high-protein diet trend:
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