Modelling the health impact of environmentally sustainable dietary scenarios in the UK

  title={Modelling the health impact of environmentally sustainable dietary scenarios in the UK},
  author={Peter Scarborough and Steven Allender and Deborah L. Clarke and Kremlin Wickramasinghe and Mike Rayner},
  booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:Food is responsible for around one-fifth of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from products consumed in the UK, the largest contributor of which is meat and dairy. The Committee on Climate Change have modelled the impact on GHG emissions of three dietary scenarios for food consumption in the UK. This paper models the impact of the three scenarios on mortality from cardiovascular disease and cancer.SUBJECTS/METHODS:A previously published model (DIETRON) was used. The three… CONTINUE READING
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