Environmental impacts of dietary shifts in India: A modelling study using nationally-representative data

  title={Environmental impacts of dietary shifts in India: A modelling study using nationally-representative data},
  author={Lukasz Aleksandrowicz and Rosemary Green and Edward J. M. Joy and Francesca. Harris and Jon Hillier and Sylvia H. Vetter and P. Smith and Bharati Kulkarni and Alan D. Dangour and Andy Haines},
  journal={Environment International},
  pages={207 - 215}
Food production is a major driver of environmental change, and unhealthy diets are the leading cause of global disease burden. In high-income countries (HICs), modelling studies suggest that adoption of healthy diets could improve population health and reduce environmental footprints associated with food production. We assessed whether such benefits from dietary change could occur in India, where under-nutrition and overweight and obesity are simultaneously prevalent. We calculated the… Expand
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