Well, that’s a topic title that’ll certainly get Soylent critics angry. “THEY WANT TO POISON THE CHILDREN TOO!?!” But I think it’s a likely future for the product, and should be considered early, as such.
What changes in the nutritional profile of Soylent would be necessary for it to be ideal for children, and perhaps more importantly, how much would that profile have to change throughout the growing process, and would it be affected simply by age, or by rate of maturity?
Since one of the goals with this project is to attempt to solve world hunger, eventually that means children will need to be part of the user-base. The issue is that with children, I think testing to find the ideal quantities will be a bit more difficult than it has been with adults, due to lack of previous research, and also a lack of volunteer testers as we have with the current version of Soylent.
Anyone got any good ideas as to where one would have to begin on this, and any other major issues that may come up?