Energy and nutrient density of foods in relation to their carbon footprint.

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Journal: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Publication Date: 01/2015

Summary: When adjusted for nutritional density, meat and dairy products had lower GHG emissions when compared to grains and sweets

Key Takeaways

Meat and dairy products produce less greenhouse gas emissions than grains and sweets when nutrients levels of these foods are taken into account.

Grains Produce More Emissions Per Nutrient Level Than Meat And Dairy

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