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Adelaide scientists turn marine microalgae into ‘superfoods’ to substitute animal proteins – ABC News

A group of Adelaide scientists are turning the single-cell organisms from the ocean into “ecofriendly superfoods”, to create sustainable and ethical alternatives…



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A new wave of superfoods are being cultivated in Adelaide labs in the hope it’ll provide alternative ways to sustainably feed the world’s increasing population.
Key points:

  • Scientists are developing a new form of superfood proteins derived from microalgae
  • The research found microalgae can be manipulated to become nutrient-rich
  • Microalgae can significantly reduce the planet’s carbon footprint

A team of Flinders University scientists have developed alternative proteins to consume, but instead of meat,…

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