This Diet Is Better For the Planet. But Is It Better For You, Too?
What we eat – and how our food is produced – is becoming increasingly politicized. Why? More people are connecting the dots between diet and health – not just personal health, but also the health of the planet. And the central thesis that has emerged is this: If we eat less meat, it's better for both. So, how much less? A new, headline-grabbing report — compiled by some of the top names in nutrition science — has come up with a recommended target: Eat less than half an ounce of red meat per day.