We need protein at every stage of life

People at different points in their life benefit from protein in different ways when they eat foodstuffs that contain protein as part of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. You should pay attention to your protein intake for example if you are on a diet, for example, or if want to control your weight, work out actively or are ageing.

Milk has a mix of nutrients and excellent protein for everyday life

  • During childhood and youth: For normal growth and building bone structure
  • For exercise and sports: For growing muscle tissue
  • During pregnancy: For foetal growth and development
  • For weight loss: For maintaining muscle tissue and bone structure
  • For aging people: For maintaining muscle mass

Protein and exercise

Those of us who work out actively benefit from protein in our everyday life not only as a good source of energy, but because it contributes to the maintenance and growth of muscle mass. Fitness enthusiasts and athletes are interested about whey protein and its effects on performance and recovery.

Protein is also beneficial for dieters and in weight management

Protein can provide those of us watching our weight with a variety of benefits. Protein contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass also during dieting. Foods that contain protein also add wholesomeness to a diet regimen.

Protein helps maintain muscle mass when ageing

The diet of elderly people must be varied to support well-being and functionality. Besides the sufficient intake of energy, it is important to ensure that you get enough protein. Protein contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass and bones, and thereby the overall well-being of an elderly person as part of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Develop your own protein-rich dairy beverage

Making high-protein dairy drinks is difficult because protein can add an off-flavour and grainy texture. Valio Eila® milk powders can be used to make high-protein dairy drinks with excellent taste and texture.

Learn how

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