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Planetary health diet goes beyond Finnish nutrition recommendations

Researchers have designed a new diet that could safeguard the well-being of humans and our planet alike. In this diet, meat plays only a very small role. “People should choose their meat substitutes wisely,” Professor Marjukka Kolehmainen says.

  • Text Ulla Kaltiala | Photos Raija Törrönen and Mostphotos

Food technology makes it possible to process plant proteins so that they can be more easily used by humans.

Marjukka Kolehmainen

Professor

Marjukka Kolehmainen.
Planetary diet represented in a pie graphics.
Planetary health plate consists by volume of half a plate of vegetables and fruits. The other half displays other food groups by contribution to energy intake.