Ziynet Boz

Traditionally, animal proteins have been the main source of protein in the human diet. However, environmental sustainability concerns associated with animal-based diets are growing. In a recent analysis, the highest percentage of greenhouse gas emissions per 100 g of protein are associated with the production of animal meat, including beef, prawns, lamb, and pork, respectively (Poore and Nemecek 2018). According to a report by the University of Oxford, switching to alternative protein sources ca…

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Ziynet Boz, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida ([email protected]).