- The Plate
The Power of Protein Amidst a Global Food Crisis
When we think of solving this, it can seem so simple from the outside looking in, but it’s actually quite complex.
We can increase food aid, produce higher yields to a certain extent and improve accessibility, but to truly alleviate worldwide hunger, there are multiple factors to contend with, depending on the country, such as water quality and availability, soil availability, heat for cooking and proper refrigeration for storage, among many others.
And when we look at the basic act of feeding those facing hunger, it’s more than just food, it’s about nutrient-rich foods—quality over quantity to replenish, nourish and enhance people’s overall health. Nutrients found in foods include carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals; water is also a nutrient, and all