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
🇪🇨 Ecuador
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
4,431kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
4,430.74 Calories p/week
Fruit & Vegetables
1,291kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
1,291 Calories p/week
Roots & Tubers
275kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
274.98 Calories p/week
Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
237kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
236.51 Calories p/week
Red Meat
!
770kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
769.6 Calories p/week
Fish
53kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
52.78 Calories p/week
Poultry
455kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
454.94 Calories p/week
Dairy
1,118kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
1,118.48 Calories p/week
Eggs
157kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
157.24 Calories p/week
Fats & Oils
3,037kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
3,036.73 Calories p/week
Sugar
!
902kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
901.79 Calories p/week
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
18kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
18.16 Calories p/week
Alcohol
!
256kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
255.58 Calories p/week

Total Calories

12,998.53 kcals per/week 1,856.933 kcals per/day
!
Reset Current Diet

04 The impacts this diet would have if it was adopted by everyone in Ecuador

Impact type Impact breakdown Total

Biodiversity Loss

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 10.86% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 14.10% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.71% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.96% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.027 sp.yr
  • 86.68% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.37% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.37% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.004 sp.yr
  • 12.44% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.11% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 2.78% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.14% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.19% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.12% of total
0.03 sp.yr
+ Show breakdown

GHG Emissions

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 3.77 Mt CO2eq
  • 30.52% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.77 Mt CO2eq
  • 19.24% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.18 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.21% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.11 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.78% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 19.43 Mt CO2eq
  • 60.94% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.79 Mt CO2eq
  • 5.34% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.37 Mt CO2eq
  • 6.75% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 6.23 Mt CO2eq
  • 16.18% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.38 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.98% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.59 Mt CO2eq
  • 3.98% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.91 Mt CO2eq
  • 2.26% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.1 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.24% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.66 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.63% of total
40 Mt CO2eq
+ Show breakdown

Cropland Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 424 000 hectares
  • 39.52% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 470 000 hectares
  • 31.66% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 32 000 hectares
  • 2.16% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 55 000 hectares
  • 3.83% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 598 000 hectares
  • 30.23% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 40 000 hectares
  • 1.99% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 205 000 hectares
  • 9.54% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 362 000 hectares
  • 15.32% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 69 000 hectares
  • 2.90% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 184 000 hectares
  • 7.32% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 36 000 hectares
  • 1.44% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 33 000 hectares
  • 1.30% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 43 000 hectares
  • 1.70% of total
2,555 000 hectares
+ Show breakdown

Grazing Land Use

  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 4,360 000 hectares
  • 88.53% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 651 000 hectares
  • 12.99% of total
5,015 000 hectares
+ Show breakdown

Water Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 1.75 km3
  • 65.01% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.38 km3
  • 12.94% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0 km3
  • 0.08% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.03 km3
  • 1.10% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 1.27 km3
  • 31.87% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.03 km3
  • 0.70% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.06 km3
  • 1.37% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 1.21 km3
  • 25.06% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.06 km3
  • 1.21% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.07 km3
  • 1.37% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 0.25% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 0.22% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 0.14% of total
5 km3
+ Show breakdown

Eutrophication

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 26.13 000t PO43-eq
  • 40.49% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 8.76 000t PO43-eq
  • 12.25% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.48 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.67% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.62 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.88% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 106.22 000t PO43-eq
  • 65.14% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 13.76 000t PO43-eq
  • 7.80% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 12.25 000t PO43-eq
  • 6.64% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 22.75 000t PO43-eq
  • 11.54% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 2.21 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.12% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 5.58 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.76% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 2.42 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.20% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.26 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.13% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 1.27 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.63% of total
205 000t PO43-eq
+ Show breakdown
04 The impacts this diet would have if it was adopted by everyone in Show
05 Shopping Basket

Take a look at what your weekly shopping basket might contain, based on the diet you’ve picked

View