The complete Dairy and protein
Complete Dairy High Protein Milk, which comes in Full Cream and Light options contain 15g of protein per 250mL glass. It's fresh milk you can enjoy, but with 70% more protein than regular full cream milk which contains 3.4g/100mL of protein or 8.5g per 250mL glass. This makes Complete Dairy High Protein milk an easy way to get more protein into your day.
Why is protein important
Protein is a type of macronutrient, that along with other macronutrients carbohydrates and fats is a required part of a healthy, balanced diet.
The building blocks of protein are amino acids. And while many amino acids are made naturally by our bodies, others need to be regularly consumed as part of a healthy balanced diet. Dairy foods are a type of complete protein, meaning they contains all the 9 essential amino acids that our bodies need from our diet.
How protein helps your body
Consuming protein as part of a healthy balanced diet through products like Complete Dairy High Protein milk can help with:
- Building and repairing muscle and body tissue
- Growth of muscle mass
- Maintaining strong bones
- Helps with satiety
How much protein do i need?
The amount of protein you need depends on a number of factors, including how old you are, activity levels and gender.
For individualised advice on protein intake see your Health Care Professional.
When'sthe best time for protein?
Protein plays an important part of a healthy balanced diet, therefore it’s best to spread your intake across the day.
Including protein foods at each meal or snack, as part of a balanced diet is a simple way to spread your intake across the day to support muscle maintenance.
Milk is a great example of a core food that can be enjoyed at different times of the day:
- At breakfast with cereal
- As a smoothie
- With tea and coffee
- As part of a white sauce for pasta
- Used to make custard for dessert
For any individual dietary advice always speak to your Health Care Professional.