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
🇳🇮 Nicaragua
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
6,402kcal
Vs Current
↓ -1% Vs NDG
6,402.47 Calories p/week
Fruit & Vegetables
!
254kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
254.35 Calories p/week
Roots & Tubers
193kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
193.18 Calories p/week
Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
1,428kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
1,428.14 Calories p/week
Red Meat
211kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
211.46 Calories p/week
Fish
39kcal
Vs Current
↑ 3% Vs NDG
39.12 Calories p/week
Poultry
356kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
356.28 Calories p/week
Dairy
803kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
803.27 Calories p/week
Eggs
99kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
99.07 Calories p/week
Fats & Oils
1,640kcal
Vs Current
↓ -1% Vs NDG
1,640.15 Calories p/week
Sugar
!
1,917kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
1,916.52 Calories p/week
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
8kcal
Vs Current
↓ -29% Vs NDG
7.8 Calories p/week
Alcohol
!
136kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
135.79 Calories p/week

Total Calories

13,487.6 kcals per/week 1,926.8 kcals per/day
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04 The impacts this diet would have if it was adopted by everyone in Nicaragua

Impact type Impact breakdown Total

Biodiversity Loss

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 41.11% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 11.35% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.98% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 13.13% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.01 sp.yr
  • 85.07% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.41% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.55% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.004 sp.yr
  • 25.38% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.10% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 2.61% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.44% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.11% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.05% of total
0.02 sp.yr
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GHG Emissions

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.68 Mt CO2eq
  • 6.01% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.27 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.99% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.07 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.25% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.21 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.78% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.7 Mt CO2eq
  • 16.98% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.2 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.93% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.72 Mt CO2eq
  • 6.68% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.97 Mt CO2eq
  • 25.11% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.09 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.19% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.36 Mt CO2eq
  • 4.65% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.74 Mt CO2eq
  • 9.12% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.01 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.17% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.09 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.13% of total
8 Mt CO2eq
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Cropland Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 224 000 hectares
  • 12.94% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 28 000 hectares
  • 1.65% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 10 000 hectares
  • 0.59% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 134 000 hectares
  • 12.79% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 29 000 hectares
  • 3.43% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 3 000 hectares
  • 0.37% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 63 000 hectares
  • 7.05% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 96 000 hectares
  • 11.81% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 17 000 hectares
  • 2.03% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 49 000 hectares
  • 6.84% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 30 000 hectares
  • 4.13% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 7 000 hectares
  • 1.03% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 7 000 hectares
  • 0.96% of total
700 000 hectares
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Grazing Land Use

  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 770 000 hectares
  • 11.77% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 288 000 hectares
  • 27.24% of total
1,060 000 hectares
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Water Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.64 km3
  • 25.06% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.05 km3
  • 2.24% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0 km3
  • 0.03% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.08 km3
  • 4.12% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.15 km3
  • 8.98% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0 km3
  • 0.15% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.02 km3
  • 1.07% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.27 km3
  • 20.28% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 1.08% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.02 km3
  • 1.74% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 0.79% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0 km3
  • 0.20% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0 km3
  • 0.12% of total
1 km3
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Eutrophication

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 10.97 000t PO43-eq
  • 9.55% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.61 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.55% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.1 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.09% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 1.58 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.54% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 8.59 000t PO43-eq
  • 21.32% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 1.15 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.78% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 3.71 000t PO43-eq
  • 8.34% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 6.84 000t PO43-eq
  • 18.86% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.54 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.47% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 1.02 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.81% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 1.99 000t PO43-eq
  • 5.29% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.04 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.11% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 0.19 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.50% of total
40 000t PO43-eq
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