Medical nutrition

Science & Insights

Proven whey ingredients – enabling foods for special medical purposes
Safe and effective ingredients are the heart of medical nutrition products.
Arla Foods Ingredients leads the way as a supplier of scientifically documented, high-quality whey ingredients.

We document the health benefits of our whey ingredients in clinical trials conducted in partnership with customers in the medical nutrition industry, leading universities and hospitals, and key opinion leaders.

Industry insights
As a specialist whey ingredient supplier, we help our medical nutrition customers comply with the regulatory demands that apply to foods for special medical purposes. We also provide the insights they need to bring the best, most innovative products to market.

2018/2019 highlighted Arla Foods Ingredients’ collaboration studies


A Preclinical Study of Casein Glycomacropeptide as a Dietary Intervention for Acute Mania.
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Effects of Whey Protein Supplementation Pre- or Post-Resistance Training on Muscle Mass, Muscular Strength, and Functional Capacity in Pre-Conditioned Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
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Effects of Protein Intake Beyond Habitual Intakes Associated With Resistance Training on Metabolic Syndrome-Related Parameters, Isokinetic Strength, and Body Composition in Older Women.
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A small dose of whey protein co-ingested with mixed-macronutrient breakfast and lunch meals improves postprandial glycemia and suppresses appetite in men with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.
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Effects of whey proteins on glycaemia and insulinaemia to an oral glucose load in healthy adults; a dose–response study.
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Differential effects of protein quality on postprandial lipemia in response to a fat-rich meal in type 2 diabetes: comparison of whey, casein, gluten, and cod protein.
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Milk minerals modify the effect of fat intake on serum lipid profile: results from an animal and a human short-term study.
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Casein glycomacropeptide for active distal ulcerative colitis: a randomized pilot study.
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