SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Food & Beverage Development - EuropeUS edition | Asian edition

Report abuse about a comment

What utter rubbish

If we were to shift to a more plant based diet (not totally plant based - that would be unhealthy, we need some meat) then we could shut down a lot of the processing plants for grain and corn, herbicide, pesticide and fertilizer use would decrease and the industrial waste from processing plants that package all the sugary, starchy rubbish they try to pass off as food could be closed down. These would all have a far more beneficial effect on the environment. Plus less wheat and gluten would mean a lot less disease, fewer drugs needed, less medical treatment required, less hospitalisation. This needs to be where we are focusing our research. These authors/researchers have a very narrow minded approach.

Posted by No Harmacy
28 February 2013 | 02h11

Please fill in the box below to tell us why you feel the post breaks our rules. When you are finished, click on "Send" so that it can be reviewed by a moderator.

Your name *
Your email *

We will not publish your email on the site

Reason *

Back to: Plant-based diets: Healthy for people, but what about the planet?

Spotlight

EU proposes TTIP amendments following backlash

EU proposes TTIP amendments following backlash

As MEPs prepare to discuss proposed amendments to TTIP’s investor principle in Riga next week, the European...

From soda bans to nutrient labelling: What really helps reduce obesity?

From soda bans to nutrient labelling: What really helps reduce obesity?

Trans-fat bans, and limiting the availability of sugary and fatty foods are the best ways to battle...

Kraft Foods agrees super-merger with Heinz
Breaking News

Kraft Foods agrees super-merger with Heinz

Heinz and Kraft Foods will merge to create the world’s fifth largest food and drink company, after...

Heinz Kraft merger: Synergies and cost cutting

Heinz Kraft merger: Synergies and cost cutting

The super-merger of Heinz and Kraft is less about synergies and more about cutting costs, analysts have...

Food chemicals may have harmful ‘cocktail’ effect

Food chemicals may have harmful ‘cocktail’ effect

Risk assessment of food chemicals usually fails to take into account their effects when combined with other...

Start young to influence babies' taste preferences

Start young to influence babies' taste preferences

Getting children to eat vegetables is often a daily battle – but a love of healthy food...