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

@article{Tessari2016EssentialAA,
  title={Essential amino acids: master regulators of nutrition and environmental footprint?},
  author={P. Tessari and A. Lante and G. Mosca},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6}
}
  • P. Tessari, A. Lante, G. Mosca
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Scientific Reports
  • The environmental footprint of animal food production is considered several-fold greater than that of crops cultivation. [...] Key Result Production of high-quality animal proteins, in amounts sufficient to match the Recommended Daily Allowances of all the EAAs, would require a land use and a GHGE approximately equal, greater o smaller (by only ±1-fold), than that necessary to produce vegetal proteins, except for soybeans, that exhibited the smallest footprint. This new analysis downsizes the common concept of…Expand Abstract
    42 Citations

    Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

    Plant-Based Meats, Human Health, and Climate Change
    Is Grassfed Meat and Dairy Better for Human and Environmental Health?
    • 17
    • PDF
    Review: Impact of Food and Climate Change on Pastoral Industries

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 82 REFERENCES
    Energy and nutrient density of foods in relation to their carbon footprint.
    • 75
    • PDF
    Sustainable diets for the future: Can we contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by eating a healthy diet?
    • 296
    • PDF
    Assessment of protein adequacy in developing countries: quality matters.
    • 71
    • PDF