Eating Plants for the Planet

  • Wynona Chin
  • Jacqueline Bredhauer


Climate change, regardless of its cause, is an undeniable reality that has been accompanied by a rapidly increasing global human population.[1]  In order to feed a projected 10 billion people in 2050, whilst improving the Earth’s environment, radical shifts will need to be made in our food systems.[2] Food systems have the potential to nurture human health and planetary health, but currently, they threaten both.  The EAT-Lancet ‘Planetary Health Diet’ offers an opportunity to utilise food as a lever for improving the health of ourselves and our planet.

How to Cite
Chin, W., & Bredhauer, J. (2020). Eating Plants for the Planet. AMSA Journal of Global Health, 14(1), 86-90. Retrieved from
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