EAT-Lancet Commission /
Food in the Anthropocene: The need for a radical Global Food Transition

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Planetary Boundaries /
Healthier, more plant-based diets critical for keeping within planetary boundaries

Meat reduction /
Prestigious medical journal says:"We need to talk about meat"

Gisborne, New Zealand /
The BROAD Study:New Zealand's whole food plant-based intervention trial

So what is a healthy amount of red or processed meat? It's looking increasingly like the answer, for both the planet and the individual, is very little. Saying this is one thing. Getting the world to a place where we have the ability to balance the desire to eat whatever we want with our need to preserve the ecosystem we rely on to sustain ourselves is quite another. The conversation has to start soon."
The Lancet, 2018

This programme led to significant improvements in BMI, cholesterol and other risk factors. To the best of our knowledge, this research has achieved greater weight loss at 6 and 12 months than any other trial that does not limit energy intake or mandate regular exercise."
Wright et al., 2017

Our analysis suggests that staying within the planetary boundaries of the food system requires a combination of measures: GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions cannot be sufficiently mitigated without dietary changes towards more plant-based diets"
Sprinmann et al., 2018

The Sixth Extinction /
Biodiversity in crisis: Agriculture & over-exploitation the biggest threats

We are the first generation that has a clear picture of the value of nature and the grave situation we are facing. We may also be the last generation that can do something about it. We all have a role to play in reversing the loss of nature – but time is running out. Between now and 2020 we have a unique opportunity to influence the shape of global agreements and targets on biodiversity, climate and sustainable development – for a positive future for nature and people.
Living Planet Report 2018: Aiming Higher, WWF

Prevention preferably, not pills /
Kiwi plant-based doctor says lifestyle therapies are the way forward

Money talks, and there's very little money in promoting eating brocoli or going for a walk, despite them being much more effective. Now that I know we can prevent and even reverse diabetes, heart disease, inflammatory (autoimmune) conditions, many cancer growths, and other common health conditions, the focus on treating these conditions chiefly with drugs or surgery—putting a band aid over the problem rather than tackling the causes—seems nonsensical. This is like mopping up the water around an overflowing sink rather than turning off the tap it’s pouring from.
Mark Craig, Auckland-based General Practitioner