Diets

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Modelling a shift to sustainable diets

Peer pressure was found to be the most important driver for people to adopt a plant-based diet, when researchers integrated psychological theories into a computer model.
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More vegetarian options increase sales

Increasing the share of vegetarian meals on the menu seems to be an effective way to nudge diners to choose a vegetarian option.
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Climate impact from seafood

Pelagic species such as sprat, herring and mackerel are preferable choices from a nutritional and climate perspective, according to a recent Swedish study.
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Achieving a sustainable food future

Feeding the world while staying below 1.5°C by 2050 will require increased productivity, shifts in consumption, new technology and massive reforestation, according to a new report.
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A win-win for health and environment

The EAT-Lancet Commission calls for a great food transformation that could save 11 million lives a year and mitigate climate change. Though that would require new institutions such as an IPCC for our food system.
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European lunches leave carbon footprints overseas

Around 30 per cent of greenhouse gases from EU food consumption are emitted in other regions, mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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Dutch men encouraged to eat less meat

The Netherlands Nutrition Center, a government-funded agency, has launched a campaign to encourage men to reduce their meat consumption.
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A smorgasbord of sustainable solutions

Environmentally aware public procurement and the inclusion of sustainability in dietary guidelines are some measures already taken in the transition towards a sustainable food system.
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Eating healthily and sustainably

Reducing meat and calories is a win-win for health and the environment. An optimised Low Lands diet is a Dutch concept to make the transition more culturally acceptable.
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Europeans expect to cut back on meat

New policies, health concerns and innovative food businesses can all contribute to reducing the climate footprint of European dinner tables.
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