How would changing your diet change these environmental impacts?

Use the Planet-Based Diets Impact & Action Calculator to see what changes you can make to your diet to help reduce the impacts on the environment in your country

Beta Version Numbers generated from the Impact & Action Calculator may differ slightly to numbers in the National Impacts data, as they are based on dynamic calculations of total food groups, rather than subsets within a food group. The Current Diet food ratios are used so the variance is greater for other diets.
01 Select a country
🇦🇺 Australia
02 Select a diet

03 Select the foods you want to eat

Optimal Calorie Range
Food type VS Current VS NDG Calories p/week
Grains
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3,058kcal
Vs Current
↓ -3% Vs NDG
3,058.48 Calories p/week
Fruit & Vegetables
879kcal
Vs Current
↓ -47% Vs NDG
879.01 Calories p/week
Roots & Tubers
437kcal
Vs Current
↓ -3% Vs NDG
437.1 Calories p/week
Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
423kcal
Vs Current
↓ -78% Vs NDG
422.94 Calories p/week
Red Meat
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1,422kcal
Vs Current
↑ 230% Vs NDG
1,421.69 Calories p/week
Fish
140kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
140.28 Calories p/week
Poultry
762kcal
Vs Current
↑ 230% Vs NDG
761.62 Calories p/week
Dairy
1,730kcal
Vs Current
↓ -31% Vs NDG
1,730.23 Calories p/week
Eggs
143kcal
Vs Current
↓ -38% Vs NDG
142.64 Calories p/week
Fats & Oils
4,049kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
4,048.56 Calories p/week
Sugar
!
1,568kcal
Vs Current
↑ 14154% Vs NDG
1,567.97 Calories p/week
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
!
95kcal
Vs Current
↓ -1% Vs NDG
95.35 Calories p/week
Alcohol
!
525kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
524.59 Calories p/week

Total Calories

15,230.46 kcals per/week 2,175.78 kcals per/day
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04 The impacts this diet would have if it was adopted by everyone in Australia

Impact type Impact breakdown Total

Biodiversity Loss

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 9.84% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 6.42% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 1.61% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 2.29% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.049 sp.yr
  • 97.38% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.08% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.34% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.022 sp.yr
  • 30.33% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.01% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 1.37% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.02% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 1.27% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.05% of total
0.07 sp.yr
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GHG Emissions

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.37 Mt CO2eq
  • 28.43% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 3.18 Mt CO2eq
  • 29.87% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.48 Mt CO2eq
  • 4.30% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.16 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.39% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 134.38 Mt CO2eq
  • 93.72% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.71 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.85% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 5.58 Mt CO2eq
  • 3.69% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 26.25 Mt CO2eq
  • 14.92% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.65 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.37% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 3.57 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.98% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.65 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.36% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 3.39 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.85% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.84 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.53% of total
186 Mt CO2eq
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Cropland Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 1,304 000 hectares
  • 72.69% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 319 000 hectares
  • 15.52% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 98 000 hectares
  • 4.57% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 151 000 hectares
  • 6.60% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 2,248 000 hectares
  • 51.35% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 47 000 hectares
  • 1.07% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 2,573 000 hectares
  • 36.95% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 913 000 hectares
  • 11.73% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 87 000 hectares
  • 1.11% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 1,191 000 hectares
  • 13.25% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 125 000 hectares
  • 1.37% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 323 000 hectares
  • 3.45% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 298 000 hectares
  • 3.08% of total
9,680 000 hectares
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Grazing Land Use

  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 130,704 000 hectares
  • 99.62% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 38,657 000 hectares
  • 22.83% of total
169,365 000 hectares
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Water Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.55 km3
  • 40.29% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.53 km3
  • 31.43% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 0.83% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.39 km3
  • 19.13% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 1.22 km3
  • 39.26% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.24 km3
  • 7.19% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.14 km3
  • 4.04% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.1 km3
  • 3.16% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.08 km3
  • 2.42% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.19 km3
  • 5.47% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.2 km3
  • 5.59% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.02 km3
  • 0.59% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.05 km3
  • 1.32% of total
4 km3
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Eutrophication

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 13.09 000t PO43-eq
  • 27.07% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 9.98 000t PO43-eq
  • 17.96% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 1.76 000t PO43-eq
  • 3.09% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 3.48 000t PO43-eq
  • 5.77% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 369.88 000t PO43-eq
  • 90.21% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 19.08 000t PO43-eq
  • 4.45% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 27.11 000t PO43-eq
  • 5.97% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 79.41 000t PO43-eq
  • 15.05% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 3.01 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.57% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 12.98 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.40% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 2.3 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.42% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 9.48 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.72% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 5.03 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.90% of total
560 000t PO43-eq
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