health

Contribution of different life cycle stages to the greenhouse gas emissions associated with three balanced dietary patterns

Dietary lifestyle affects our environment—but it’s a convoluted landscape. It seems everyone has an agenda that leads to reductionist viewpoints. This paper takes a “cradle to grave” (or “farm to fork”) approach to analyzing dietary impact on the environment.

Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer and all-cause mortality—a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies

800 grams (28.2 ounces) sounds like a lot of fruits and vegetables in a day, but it is one of the best nutritional strategies to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (24%), stroke (33%), cardiovascular disease (28%), cancer (14%) and all-cause mortality (31%).