The EAT-Lancet Commission released an important new report about global nutrition this week that deserves everyone’s full attention: “Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems.”
This report envisions a “Great Food Transformation” which seeks to achieve an environmentally sustainable and optimally healthy diet for the world’s people by 2050. Its core nutrition recommendation is to minimize consumption of animal foods as much as possible, and replace them with whole grains, legumes and nuts. But is this really a sustainable diet? Read my response on Psychology Today.