Four Reasons Eating A mediterranean Diet Can Save  the  Planet

 Scientists, farmers, and bureaucrats study how to feed 9.7 billion by 2050. Plant-based diets like the Mediterranean Diet are better for the environment, according to research.

Even the Oldways Common Ground Consensus declaration advocates environmental sustainability for good eating.

A calorie of beef requires 10 gallons of water, but entire grains require only one. Fruits (three gallons) and vegetables (two gallons) use less resources than beef.

It Saves Water

 Using a portion of the land not appropriate for crops to grow Mediterranean Diet staples such as grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, and seeds would utilize limited land more efficiently and reduce stress.

It Conserves Land

Even cooler, “nitrogen fixing” returns nitrogen to the soil after plants die, making it productive for the following crop.

It Cuts Fertilizer Use

Since it's fun, the Mediterranean Diet is sustainable for me. It includes wonderful cuisine, exercise, and family time.

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