Planetary health diet Britons urged to cut meat intake to equivalent of one

They say it could cut premature deaths globally by 11 million and help feed the growing worldwide population which is due to reach 10 billion by 2050. The Eat-Lancet Commission, a group of 37 health experts, has spent two years compiling the “planetary health diet”, which they claim is the healthiest and most sustainable food plan for everyone in the world. However to comply with the new diet, the average Briton would need to slash their red meat consumption by 77 per cent – from 62g to 14g for pork and beef – allowing…–– ADVERTISEMENT –– Britons have been told to restrict their meat intake to the equivalent of one beefburger a fortnight by health experts in new dietary recommendations branded “fanatical” by critics.  Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more