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Human health and planetary health are intertwined in many ways, food systems being an example. This article describes the complex manner in which food systems impact the environment and how our dietary choices have consequences for climate change. Subsequent changes to weather patterns and ecosystems can then destabilise these food systems impacting on human health. This article explains how various components of food systems must be considered when attempting to understand the effects on climate change. It concludes by offering practical solutions on an individual and societal level to mitigate these effects.
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