Trade Groups Tutor Firms On Protein-Content Calculations
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
AHPA and CRN worked together on guidance for doing the nutrient math correctly for protein-content labeling on supplement products. The groups recommend that calculations of protein content in nutrient labeling include only proteins that consist of a chain of amino acids connected by peptide bonds.
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