Substituting one serving of beef per day nearly halves the carbon footprint of US diets
8 days ago - By Healio
Implementing single-item food substitutions significantly reduced the carbon footprint and water scarcity footprint of participants' diets, according to findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
For example, substituting poultry or pork for beef reduced carbon and water scarcity footprints by 48.4% and 29.9%, respectively, according to Diego Rose, PhD, MPH, RD, a professor of nutrition and food security in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University, and colleagues.
“There's a lot of overlap between healthy choices and
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Swapping just one food item per day can make diets substantially more planet-friendly
8 days ago - By ScienceDaily
If your New Year's resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new study finds it may be easier than you think. Researchers calculated how people can lower their diets' carbon impact by swapping one high-impact food item for similar, more sustainable options.
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