Singaporeans eat three to five times more meat and eggs than is environmentally sustainable, according to a new study published yesterday in medical journal The Lancet and local data. But experts here believe it will be hard to adjust local diets to be planet-friendly.
According to latest Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority figures, each Singaporean on average ate 2kg of beef, 3kg of mutton and 20kg of pork in 2017. This works out to a combined 68.5g a day, nearly five times the 14g which the study recommends as part of a diet which can help counter climate change.
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