Plant-based diets and their impact on health, sustainability and the environment

I’m happy to have had the opportunity to lead the development of this WHO Europe Factsheet on plant-based diets.

In the WHO European Region, more and more people are shifting towards plant-based diets for reasons relating to health, as well as to ethical considerations about climate change and animal welfare. In some countries changes in
dietary patterns are only just emerging, while in others this trend is increasing rapidly. Nevertheless, the evidence on the long-term health impacts of vegetarian and vegan diets remains incomplete. This fact sheet aims to review the current evidence and highlight knowledge gaps in this area.

Click here to download the factsheet.

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