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Small changes to diet could bring substantial health and environmental benefits, say researchers

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 01 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2330
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Making even relatively small changes to current UK diets could have a substantial effect on the environment and the population’s health, two research papers have claimed.1 2

The United Kingdom has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from their 1990 levels by 2050, and some say that this should include a 70% reduction in emissions from the food industry.

Research published in the journal Climatic Change estimated the greenhouse gas emissions associated …

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