Global diets link environmental sustainability and human health

@article{Tilman2014GlobalDL,
  title={Global diets link environmental sustainability and human health},
  author={David Tilman and Michael Clark},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={515},
  pages={518-522}
}
Diets link environmental and human health. Rising incomes and urbanization are driving a global dietary transition in which traditional diets are replaced by diets higher in refined sugars, refined fats, oils and meats. By 2050 these dietary trends, if unchecked, would be a major contributor to an estimated 80 per cent increase in global agricultural greenhouse gas emissions from food production and to global land clearing. Moreover, these dietary shifts are greatly increasing the incidence of… CONTINUE READING
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