American Diet Creates Public Health Crisis, Experts Say

Experts say the American diet has caused a huge wave of chronic illness. Black, Indigenous, and other marginalized communities experience the worst of it.

To Slow Climate Change, We Must Reimagine What It Means to Eat Like an American

Frances Moore Lappé calls the American fascination with animal protein “a fixation.” To mitigate climate change, it’s time for U.S. consumers to reassess their consumption patterns.

National Climate Leadership on Healthy and Sustainable Diets: A Win-win for People and Planet

Climate action plans required by the Paris Agreement are a strategic opportunity to center food systems in government policies.

Nutritionists and Environmentalists Must Join Hands to Unlock the Power of the Plate

Research finds that 11 million people die prematurely due to unhealthy diets each year. Healthy foods must be available, affordable, and accessible for all.

How Can Nutrition Professionals Help the Food System?

A new paper outlines how dietitians and nutrition professionals can promote sustainable food systems.

Connecting the Dots: Sustainable Diets, Climate, and Health

During this event, Brent Loken, the Global Food Lead Scientist for WWF, and Stineke Oenema, the Executive Secretary of UN Nutrition, and Federico Bellone of the UNFCC COP26, join Danielle Nierenberg to discuss the inextricable links between sustainable consumption and diet, climate change, biodiversity, and health as well as the importance of breaking down silos for food systems transformation.

Food Talk Live: Frances Moore Lappe

Frances Moore Lappe is the author of Diet for a Small Planet, a landmark book published in 1971 that illustrated the relationship between food, agriculture, and environmental degradation. For the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication, she joins Food Tank to discuss the path toward a more sustainable food system.

Are Young People Really Eating Less Meat?

Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.

Why Are Diets and Biodiversity Linked?

Building more healthy, sustainable, and resilient food systems is central to reversing biodiversity loss, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and ensuring food security for everyone.

Exploring the Importance and Challenges of Plant-Based Diets

Experts discuss the importance of eating plant-based diets for our health and for the planet’s.