Jun 11, 2019
"The food we eat and the way we produce it will determine the health of people and planet, and major changes must be made to avoid both reduced life expectancy and continued environmental degradation."
-The EAT-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems
Our food choices have perhaps the greatest impact on the environment out of any of our individual daily choices. It's impossible to separate the two, but we have a ton of control. In this week's episode, I discuss a recent landmark report from the journal The Lancet titled "Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT- Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems." This interdisciplinary team of researchers make the case for developing a reference diet that simultaneously meets the nutritional needs of a global population, and meets climate and environmental sustainability goals.
For more info, check out the episode post at intheflownutrition.com/blog.