Britons told to cut red meat by 77 per cent, and limit eggs to three-a-fortnight in ‘fanatical’ health plan

Britons told to cut red meat by 77 per cent, and limit eggs to three-a-fortnight in 'fanatical' health plan

Britons have been told to restrict their meat intake to the equivalent of one beefburger a fortnight by health experts in new dietary recommendations branded ‘fanatical’ by critics. 

The Eat-Lancet Commission, a group of 37 health experts, has spent two years compiling what they claim is the healthiest and most sustainable food plan for everyone in the world.

They say it could cut premature deaths globally by 11 million and help feed the growing worldwide population which is due to reach 10 billion by 2050.

However to comply with the new diet, the average Briton would need to slash their red meat consumption by 77 per cent – from 62g to 14g for pork and beef – allowing them to have a 8oz steak…

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