Our study provides a comparative analysis of the health and climate change benefits of global dietary changes for all major world regions. We project that health and climate change benefits will both be greater the lower the fraction of animal-sourced foods in our diets.
The report analyzes the challenge and identifies the most promising technical options from the supply side (making animal production systems more sustainable and productive) and the demand side (curbing excess consumption of animal products)
We propose that with appropriate regenerative crop and grazing management, ruminants not only reduce overall GHG emissions, but also facilitate provision of essential ecosystem services, increase soil carbon (C) sequestration, and reduce environmental damage.
The IAASTD is a three-year collaborative effort (2005 – 2007) that assessed agricultural knowledge, science, and technology in relation to meeting development and sustainability goals of: Reducing hunger and poverty; Improving nutrition, health and rural livelihoods
The Advisory Report helps to inform the federal government of the body of scientific evidence on topics related to diet, nutrition, and health.
Center for Food Safety-How lack of transparency is endangering human health and animal welfare
Studies conducted in rural China and Taiwan showed that those who have a vegetarian based diet are healthier.
Animal Welfare Approved-a comprehensive guide that provides clear and factual definitions for the most commonly used claims and terms for the production, marketing and labeling of meat, dairy, eggs and other farmed products.