The scientific evidence supporting the link between environmental sustainability and plant-based eating is overwhelming. The Eat Lancet Commission Report confirmed that one of the biggest things we can do for the environment (and our health) is to cut back on animal foods. The report states ‘Food is the single strongest lever to optimize human health and environmental sustainability on Earth.’ (1)
There are a number of factors that make plant-based eating the right choice for our health and the health of the environment. By understanding how our food choices play a role in transforming the planet’s ecosystem and how this has a direct effect on our health will help us make the sustainable changes needed to ensure the well-being of current and future generations….