The 2050 diet: How to save the planet and eat sustainably for a planet of 9 billion people for $10 a day

Interesting subject, and while the article might not be the most clearly written there is enough information to look into for further reading.
As always be cautioned about “one truth” solutions, these main point seems reasonable, although I’m not sure about fourth point about milk alternatives, but here is the list:

What are the Fastlane Lessons 1 for a 2050 diet?

  1. Local, organic and seasonal, grass-fed, antibiotic free, non-GMO, rainforest alliance (or similar) wherever possible
  2. Fresh over frozen food
  3. Reduce meat and dairy by at least 50%. Have a maximum
    1. Cheese 28g a day (about the size of ½ Mars Bar)
    2. 1/3-1/2 a pint or a glass of milk / yogurt a day
    3. 1 chicken breast size a week or a 1 medium sized chicken to share a week
    4. 1 tin or piece of fish tinned if it is not local
    5. 2 eggs a week
    6. choose poultry, game or fish over red meat
  4. Go for milk alternatives: choose rice, soy and almond milk from sustainable sources. Hemp or hazelnut milk is a viable option instead
  5. Ship freighted foods, not air-freighted
  6. Try out foods of the future: insects, seaweed, meal replacements.
  7. Make your focus other than this vegan: nuts, seeds, veg and fruits and locally caught, seasonal and sustainable fish in moderation
  8. Eat wholegrain bread and pasta
  9. Focus on olive oil (eaten at low temperatures) and coconut oil for cooking at higher  temperatures
  10. Limit rice to once a week
  11. And no bottled water

One important subject that is not touched upon though is food waste throughout the production and consumption chain!

Source: The 2050 diet: How to save the planet and eat sustainably for a planet of 9 billion people for $10 a day

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