Redefining Protein Purchasing Considerations

New science reveals that certain dietary patterns have been noted to have the ideal composition for human health and reduced environmental impact. This guide offers procurement recommendations based on values of sustainability, nutrition, social, and animal welfare concerns.

These considerations were generated based on findings detailed in Redefining Protein: Adjusting Diets to Protect Public Health and Conserve Resources, Health Care Without Harm’s recent report that summarizes and analyzes available academic literature on the impacts of whole food protein options, with an emphasis on legumes, nuts and seeds, eggs, seafood, and dairy.

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