Essential amino acids: master regulators of nutrition and environmental footprint?

@inproceedings{Tessari2016EssentialAA,
  title={Essential amino acids: master regulators of nutrition and environmental footprint?},
  author={Paolo Tessari and Anna Lante and Giuliano Mosca},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
The environmental footprint of animal food production is considered several-fold greater than that of crops cultivation. Therefore, the choice between animal and vegetarian diets may have a relevant environmental impact. In such comparisons however, an often neglected issue is the nutritional value of foods. Previous estimates of nutrients' environmental footprint had predominantly been based on either food raw weight or caloric content, not in respect to human requirements. Essential amino… CONTINUE READING
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