Know about the Planetary Healthy Diet

Know about the Planetary Healthy Diet
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While there is a lot of emphasis on eating to nurture oneself, there is also a lot of research to improve one's own body and mind, which substantiates that eating for the betterment of the planet and environment may be a wise thing to do.

While there is a lot of emphasis on eating to nurture oneself, there is also a lot of research to improve one's own body and mind, which substantiates that eating for the betterment of the planet and environment may be a wise thing to do. The EAT Lancet Commission, which brought together experts in various fields like health, agriculture and environmental sustainability, proposed this diet. What does it entail?

Where food is produced, what is eaten, how much is lost or wasted shapes human health as well as the earth, according to the Commission. In short, a healthy diet from a sustainable food system must be adopted Calorie targets have been pegged at approximately 2500 kcal per day, which will vary slightly based on age, gender and physical activity.

Your plate should consist of fruits, non-starchy vegetables, seeds and nuts, which will occupy half the meal portion. The other half would contain whole grains like plant protein (beans, lentils, pulses), lean meat, dairy and a few starchy vegetables.

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