We’ve asked New Zealand experts to comment on some growing claims and beliefs around the production of food.
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How does red meat stack up for the planet?
Internationally recognised plant science and climate resilience researcher Derrick Moot talks about different food production systems and issues like soil carbon, water use, deforestation and more.
Does it really take 15,000 litres of water to produce 1 kilo of meat?
Stewart Ledgard, a world leader in Life Cycle Analysis, breaks down the science behind this number. Find out about comparing water footprints between food products and what ‘conscious consumers’ should look for.
Can’t a non-meat diet be just as healthy and balanced?
Registered nutritionist Nikki Hart talks about changing diets and how best to get the nutrition our bodies need – and how important it is to get balanced information about this.