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Why EAT-Lancet’s diet to save the planet remains inaccessible in rural India

24/06/2022 01:05 PM | Click to read full article

In a 2019 report, the EAT-Lancet Commission – a group of public health experts, environmental scientists and policymakers from 16 countries – had recommended the least expensive, sustainable, nutrition-rich diet for various parts of the globe, including rural India.

The diet consisted of fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes, as well as poultry, fish and dairy. But, the question of whether these diets are really accessible to the rural Indian still remains.