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BIG Nutrition: Let’s clear the air—the environmental impact of food choices

28
Mar

BIG Nutrition: Let’s clear the air—the environmental impact of food choices

A newly published report in the Lancet calls for policy makers, agriculture, food producers, advertisers, and scientists to join together in moving people toward more affordable plant-based eating to improve health and better care for the planet where approximately one quarter of greenhouse gas emissions come from food production according to a University of Oxford study.

Given the current food systems in the developed world, the task of getting people to embrace more plant-based eating when the consumption of meat is highly prized can seem difficult. However, even small changes can have big rewards for health and the planet. Some examples:

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Happy and healthful eating,

Donna G. Pertel, MEd, RD, LDN

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