The 571-page report says the average U.S. diet has a larger environmental impact in terms of increased greenhouse gas emissions, land use, water use, and energy use than the healthy dietary pattern it suggests — one that’s rich in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, seafood, legumes and nuts; moderate in low- and non-fat dairy products and alcohol; and lower in red and processed meat, sugar-sweetened foods and beverages, and refined grains.of course, the meat industry is lashing back, contending the panel has neither the authority nor the expertise to make such a judgment.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
are you ready? vegan diet best for the planet
a federal report: