Shifting Food Systems: Increasing Well-Being Through Plant-Based Approaches

Kathleen M. Kevany, Gene Baur, George C. Wang

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Growing evidence reveals food production systems and consumption practices contradict goals for environmental well-being and population health. This interdisciplinary paper reviews research for impacts from diets on non-communicable human diseases, climate change, and animal well-being. With increasing pressures to innovate and reduce economic as well as emotional costs associated with ill-health, our recommendations could positively impact policy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-442
Number of pages8
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2018


  • Environmental sustainability
  • Ethical food
  • Food systems
  • Plant-based diets
  • Preventative health
  • Well-being

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Nursing(all)
  • Chiropractics
  • Complementary and alternative medicine


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