How Plant-Based Diets Can Help Restore Our Earth

Herbalife Nutrition celebrates Earth Day by sharing sustainable nutrition solutions to help save our planet
Apr 22, 2021 7:30 AM ET
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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, world food production will need to increase by an estimated 70 percent to feed 10 billion people alive by 2050. To provide them with a nutritious diet, global food systems and eating habits need to change.

To achieve sustainability within food systems, we need to meet the nutritional demands of everyone now while also reducing the environmental impact for future generations. 

Sustainable Nutrition: A Path to Restoring Our Earth

The convergence of nutrition and sustainability is essential to a better future, and as conscious consumers, we need to ensure that our diets are not only sustainable for our health but also for our planet. We need to cultivate food that is good for our health in ways that are restorative to our Earth.

Sustainable nutrition offers a forward-thinking framework whereby the food that we eat is diverse, nutrient-dense, and healthy while grown sustainably and without negative impacts on the health of the planet. Read more here about the set of characteristics that guide this framework as well as the environmental benefits of plant based diet.

This article was originally published on IAmHerbalifeNutrition.com. Read more here.