In the March 2020 issue, discover our special feature called "Diet : What will we be eating in 2050 ?". Inserm’s magazine illustrates discoveries, debates and issues from the ever-evolving field of biomedical research.
What will we be eating in 2050? This question will be at the heart of a public debate to take place at the French Senate before the end of the year. Preparatory hearings have enabled the senators to identify a number of major trends, including local production, organic farming, cultured meats, algae, and insects. So what can we expect in 2050? Will we all be eating organic? Will insects become a staple? Will meat come from the laboratory or the farm? Read on for some insights from recent research and reflection by experts from Inserm and its partner institutes.