How to eat the diet that will save the world

Melon, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, tomatoes, and chard, harvested from our organic garden.
Melon, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, tomatoes, and chard, harvested from our organic garden.

Though our diet is completely planted-based, a more modest, and for many people more manageable, global recommendation came out yesterday as reported in the Guardian:

“By 2050, there will be about 10 billion of us, and how to feed us all, healthily and from sustainable food sources, is something that is already being looked at. The Norway-based think-tank Eat and the British journal the Lancet have teamed up to commission an in-depth, worldwide study, which launches at 35 different locations around the world today, into what it would take to solve this problem – and the ambition is huge.

“The commissioners lay out important caveats. Their solution is contingent on global efforts to stabilize population growth, the achievement of the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement on climate change and stemming worldwide changes in land use, among other things. But they are clear that it depends on far more than just these basic requirements. The initial report presents a flexible daily diet for all food groups based on the best health science, which also limits the impact of food production on the planet.” Read more…

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