Article published the February 13, 2020
Since World War II, food insecurity has been an issue concerning the world’s poorest, with the received wisdom being that such insecurity could be alleviated by eliminating local poverty (McLaren, 1974) and improving food distribution since, globally, food has historically been produced in excess of world population needs. However, future food and nutritional security has becom ...
Participation in Forum on February 12, 2020
Vegetable proteins may replace animal proteins in diet formulations, but the question is "Why?".
See http://PeerJ.com/articles/2100/ for a full discussion of the efficiency of land use for meeting protein needs for humans: the same strictures apply to monogastrics. It is clear from that analysis that monogastrics feed humans their protein needs much less effectively than dairy from arable land. S ...
Participation in Forum on December 5, 2019
Regrettably, intra-population variability is an intrinsic property of all living things, including both the sources of feed ingredients, and the responses of animals to blends of them. If the ultimate target of the nutritionist is to optimise performance while minimising variability in the animal populatioin at slaughter, understanding the causes of the variation in both ingredients and animal res ...
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