Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Qualitative

Design

Narrative

Classification

Other (non-stated)

Country studied

Global

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Literature

Study setting

Retail

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

General

Sample size

N/A

The degradation of sustainability of food systems by excess ultra-processed and animal foods: The 3V rule to counteract it

Goal

Propose a simple and efficient lever: the three golden rules for healhty, ethical and sustainable food systems.

Results

Evidence show that the protective diet for human health, animal biodiversity and well-being, and environment follows the rule of the 3V for “Végétal, Vrai, Varié”: Végétal (Plant-based foods): maximum 15% daily animal calories; Vrai (Real food): maximum 15% daily ultra-processed calories; Varié (Varied foods): among real foods eat diversified, if possible organic, local and seasonal. Thus, decreasing ultra-processed food consumption has an immediate positive impact on global food system sustainability, notably protecting small farmers, culinary tradition, socioeconomics, environment, biodiversity

Authors

Fardet A, Rock E.

Journal

Human Nutrition Unit

DOI