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Meeting the global protein supply requirements of a growing and ageing population.

Smith, Kieran; Watson, Anthony W; Lonnie, Marta; Peeters, Wouter M; Oonincx, Dennis; Tsoutsoura, Niki; Simon-Miquel, Genis; Szepe, Kamil; Cochetel, Noriane; Pearson, Alice G; Witard, Oliver C; Salter, Andrew M; Bennett, Malcom; Corfe, Bernard M

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Authors

Kieran Smith

Anthony W Watson

Marta Lonnie

Wouter M Peeters

Dennis Oonincx

Niki Tsoutsoura

Genis Simon-Miquel

Kamil Szepe

Noriane Cochetel

Alice Pearson alice.g.pearson@durham.ac.uk
PGR Student Doctor of Philosophy

Oliver C Witard

Andrew M Salter

Malcom Bennett

Bernard M Corfe



Abstract

Human dietary patterns are a major cause of environmental transformation, with agriculture occupying ~ 50% of global land space, while food production itself is responsible for ~ 30% of all greenhouse gas emissions and 70% of freshwater use. Furthermore, the global population is also growing, such that by 2050, it is estimated to exceed ~ 9 billion. While most of this expansion in population is expected to occur in developing countries, in high-income countries there are also predicted changes in demographics, with major increases in the number of older people. There is a growing consensus that older people have a greater requirement for protein. With a larger and older population, global needs for protein are set to increase. This paper summarises the conclusions from a Rank Prize funded colloquium evaluating novel strategies to meet this increasing global protein need. [Abstract copyright: © 2024. The Author(s).]

Citation

Smith, K., Watson, A. W., Lonnie, M., Peeters, W. M., Oonincx, D., Tsoutsoura, N., …Corfe, B. M. (2024). Meeting the global protein supply requirements of a growing and ageing population. European Journal of Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-024-03358-2

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Feb 17, 2024
Online Publication Date Mar 2, 2024
Publication Date Mar 2, 2024
Deposit Date May 23, 2024
Publicly Available Date May 23, 2024
Journal European journal of nutrition
Print ISSN 1436-6207
Publisher Springer
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-024-03358-2
Keywords Novel strategies, Emerging proteins, Life course, Sustainability, Protein, Protein quality, Global patterns
Public URL https://durham-repository.worktribe.com/output/2330489

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