The overall aim is to operationalize “SHARP diets” for EU consumers in sub-regions based on individual-level data; such diets are environmentally Sustainable, Healthy (nutritionally adequate), Affordable (accessible yet also supporting the EU agri-food sector), Reliable (stable in their supply), and Palatable (consistent with cultural norms and preferences):
- To characterise the diversity and nutritional adequacy of diets in different EU regions, overall and in relevant population subgroups;
- To obtain insight into the sustainability of diets of EU consumers;
- To develop the consumer-based SHARP model that delivers options for sustainable food and nutrition security (FNS) diets by combining real-life individual-level food intake data with sustainability metrics;
- To enrich the SHARP model with demographic factors (e.g. age, sex), biological factors (e.g. weight status), regional circumstances (e.g. cultural preferences), and socio-economic factors
- To apply the SHARP model under restrictions of nutritional, environmental, and economic factors and to translate SHARP model output to consumer-oriented food intakes in EU regions.