The plant-based protein puzzle


FoodDive posted a layman’s explanation on plant proteins

“Protein is a popular ingredient, but manufacturers need to be careful to make sure that the nutrients in their products are actually available to the body.”


The key message for labeling, when needed, you must use PDCAAS – protein digestibility corrected amino acid scoring, to properly “adjust” protein %DV (daily value percentage).  See 21§109.9(c)(7)

Source: Plant-based sources don’t always complete the protein puzzle

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