The United Nations (UN) has warned that the meat-focused English diet is “unviable.” According to the UN Environment, Brits need to reconsider their eating habits, steering away from traditional beef roasts and other meat-centric dishes. “For a host of environmental and health reasons, we need to view food differently,” it noted. The organization drew on a report […]
France’s new health guidelines stand in contrast to the French diet, often called the “French Paradox,” for its notorious indulgence in rich animal-based foods like foie gras and cheese, regular consumption of alcohol, and dairy- and sugar-laden desserts. And while the French have largely maintained good health on this diet over the years compared with […]
Dutch people are turning away from meat more than ever. More than 30 percent of people say they have lowered their meat consumption significantly, according to research A study of 20,000 individuals revealed that one in three Dutch cut down on steak and burgers last year, according to research from Nu. Plant-based food is increasingly popular: […]
Red and processed meat consumption dropped nearly 30 percent in a decade, according to the Food Standard Agency’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS). According to the data, red and processed meat consumption declined 19g from 2008/09 to 2016/17. Intake was down 15g for children aged 11 to 18 and 11g for adults 65 and […]
National Geographic is questioning the world’s consumption of animal products. The leading nature publication and network recently covered a report suggesting the global consumption of meat has “dire” consequences for the planet. The world’s population is growing, with 10 billion people expected to populate the earth by 2050. According to National Geographic, scientists from around the globe […]
Two-thirds of U.S. residents are making conscious efforts to eat less meat, according to findings from a study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition last July. Researchers at the John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future found that out of a sample of 50,000 respondents, more than sixty percent say that they are reducing consumption of at least […]
New Swiss dietary guidelines suggest that the consumption of meat in the country is three times higher than it should be. According to Le News, a Swiss newspaper for English speakers, Switzerland’s citizens eat around 110g of meat per day on average. The new guidelines state this should be reduced by two-thirds to reduce the […]