Could a diet save the planet? Only if we pay the real cost of food

By | January 20, 2019
What should we eat to save the planet - and ourselves?

What should we eat to save the planet – and ourselves?

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Our food is killing us, and the planet. That’s the message from a group of 37 experts called the EAT-Lancet commission, which spent three years poring over the evidence to work out the best diet in terms of health and the environment. Their conclusion: we need to radically change what we eat.

That means far more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and tubers, and far less meat, dairy and sugar. On an average day, for instance, we should eat just 14 grams of red …

New Scientist – Health