Climate Friendly Diets Are Healthier

Climate Friendly Diets Are Healthier (usnews.com)

[US News, 1/24/19]  Eating less red meat and more plant-based protein is better for the climate and for people’s health.

PEOPLE WHO FOLLOW A planet-friendly, diet eat healthier than those who don’t.
Food production is a major contributor to climate change, and a study published Thursday in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who adhere to a climate-friendly diet, one that has a lower carbon footprint, eat healthier than those who don’t.

Diego Rose, lead author and a professor of nutrition and food security at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, said in a press release that people who follow a diet that has a low carbon footprint “were eating less red meat and dairy, which contribute to a larger share of greenhouse gas emissions and are high in saturated fat, and consuming more healthful foods like poultry, whole grains and plant-based proteins.”………..

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