The Rise of Alternative Proteins and their Influence on Human Health and Wellness


This White Paper reviews current and future advances and challenges with AP, including making claims about benefit and function, as well as the role of detailed microbiome analysis in determining the health impact of new products incorporating AP. It illustrates how the application of network science to microbial science via e[datascientist]™ AI-augmented knowledge discovery platform enables scientists to unify and explore complex, multi-dimensional datasets, and perform causal analysis to understand host and microbiome interactions. Advanced software capabilities will be essential in the evolution and expansion of the AP industry.