Johannes Reidar van der Voort's research while affiliated with IT University of Copenhagen and other places

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The food that we consume has a large impact on our environment. The impact varies significantly between different diets. The aim of this systematic review is to address the question: Which diet has the least environmental impact on our planet? A comparison of a vegan, vegetarian and omnivorous diets. This systematic review is based on 16 studies an...


... Many studies have shown that vegetarian foods can provide sufficient nutrition and effectively prevent specific cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and cancers (Kahleova et al., 2017;Wells, 2019) and even reduce the risk of death (Springmann et al., 2016). In addition, the meat production process causes environmental issues, as well as a consciousness of abating meat consumption and concerning animal welfare, are consistent for many consumers (Ghahari and McAdam, 2018;Chai et al., 2019;Grossmann and McClements, 2021). Nowadays, the popularity of vegetarianism has brought new opportunities to some fields, especially the food and beverage industry. ...