Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture

@article{Friel2009PublicHB,
  title={Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture},
  author={S. Friel and A. Dangour and T. Garnett and K. Lock and A. Haines},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={374},
  pages={2016-2025}
}
  • S. Friel, A. Dangour, +2 authors A. Haines
  • Published 2009
  • Business, Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Agricultural food production and agriculturally-related change in land use substantially contribute to greenhouse-gas emissions worldwide. Four-fifths of agricultural emissions arise from the livestock sector. Although livestock products are a source of some essential nutrients, they provide large amounts of saturated fat, which is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease. We considered potential strategies for the agricultural sector to meet the target recommended by the UK Committee on… CONTINUE READING
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