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
🇰🇷 Republic of Korea
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
!
7,224kcal
Vs Current
↑ 27% Vs NDG
7,224.22 Calories p/week
Fruit & Vegetables
1,250kcal
Vs Current
↑ 6% Vs NDG
1,250 Calories p/week
Roots & Tubers
166kcal
Vs Current
↑ 30% Vs NDG
166.22 Calories p/week
Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
1,007kcal
Vs Current
↓ -61% Vs NDG
1,007.36 Calories p/week
Red Meat
!
953kcal
Vs Current
↑ 321% Vs NDG
952.53 Calories p/week
Fish
357kcal
Vs Current
↑ 1% Vs NDG
356.84 Calories p/week
Poultry
271kcal
Vs Current
↑ 324% Vs NDG
271.19 Calories p/week
Dairy
417kcal
Vs Current
↓ -44% Vs NDG
417.45 Calories p/week
Eggs
!
297kcal
Vs Current
↓ -34% Vs NDG
297.19 Calories p/week
Fats & Oils
3,265kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
3,264.85 Calories p/week
Sugar
!
1,438kcal
Vs Current
↑ 25% Vs NDG
1,437.73 Calories p/week
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
!
75kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
74.99 Calories p/week
Alcohol
!
585kcal
Vs Current
Vs NDG
585.4 Calories p/week

Total Calories

17,305.97 kcals per/week 2,472.281 kcals per/day
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04 The impacts this diet would have if it was adopted by everyone in South Korea

Impact type Impact breakdown Total

Biodiversity Loss

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 0.62% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.002 sp.yr
  • 1.16% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.03% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.28% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.009 sp.yr
  • 10.93% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.16% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.08% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 3.09% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.25% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.002 sp.yr
  • 11.33% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.22% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0.001 sp.yr
  • 3.89% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Biodiversity Loss: 0 sp.yr
  • 0.57% of total
0.02 sp.yr
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GHG Emissions

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 19.98 Mt CO2eq
  • 15.29% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 7.06 Mt CO2eq
  • 5.31% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 0.36 Mt CO2eq
  • 0.27% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.87 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.39% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 46.98 Mt CO2eq
  • 41.16% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 11.51 Mt CO2eq
  • 9.20% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 5.93 Mt CO2eq
  • 4.95% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 3.38 Mt CO2eq
  • 2.94% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.57 Mt CO2eq
  • 2.22% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 6.5 Mt CO2eq
  • 5.49% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 1.86 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.63% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 2.19 Mt CO2eq
  • 1.91% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • GHG Emissions: 4.26 Mt CO2eq
  • 3.72% of total
114 Mt CO2eq
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Cropland Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 1,996 000 hectares
  • 17.05% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 644 000 hectares
  • 5.37% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 59 000 hectares
  • 0.50% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 441 000 hectares
  • 3.65% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 3,810 000 hectares
  • 29.77% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 84 000 hectares
  • 0.65% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 584 000 hectares
  • 4.82% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 328 000 hectares
  • 2.84% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 377 000 hectares
  • 3.22% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 1,165 000 hectares
  • 10.82% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 211 000 hectares
  • 2.00% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 199 000 hectares
  • 1.89% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Cropland Use: 386 000 hectares
  • 3.75% of total
10,285 000 hectares
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Grazing Land Use

  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 10,066 000 hectares
  • 23.29% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Grazing Land Use: 436 000 hectares
  • 4.15% of total
10,505 000 hectares
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Water Use

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 9.95 km3
  • 58.52% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 1.99 km3
  • 11.00% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.07 km3
  • 0.39% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.53 km3
  • 2.86% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 2.61 km3
  • 13.30% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.77 km3
  • 3.80% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.24 km3
  • 1.19% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.78 km3
  • 4.11% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.32 km3
  • 1.67% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.47 km3
  • 2.42% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 1.2 km3
  • 6.33% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.01 km3
  • 0.07% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Water Use: 0.19 km3
  • 1.01% of total
19 km3
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Eutrophication

  • Food Type: Grains
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 147.3 000t PO43-eq
  • 26.86% of total
  • Food Type: Fruit & Vegetables
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 40.03 000t PO43-eq
  • 7.07% of total
  • Food Type: Roots & Tubers
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 2.25 000t PO43-eq
  • 0.40% of total
  • Food Type: Legumes, Nuts & Seeds
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 7.72 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.36% of total
  • Food Type: Red Meat
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 203.94 000t PO43-eq
  • 38.38% of total
  • Food Type: Fish
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 64.2 000t PO43-eq
  • 10.80% of total
  • Food Type: Poultry
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 14.38 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.59% of total
  • Food Type: Dairy
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 13.53 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.51% of total
  • Food Type: Eggs
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 12 000t PO43-eq
  • 2.21% of total
  • Food Type: Fats & Oils
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 16.71 000t PO43-eq
  • 3.05% of total
  • Food Type: Sugar
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 20 000t PO43-eq
  • 3.59% of total
  • Food Type: Coffee, Tea, Cocoa & Spices
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 6.46 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.16% of total
  • Food Type: Alcohol
  • Calories: NaN kcal
  • Eutrophication Potential: 6.19 000t PO43-eq
  • 1.12% of total
555 000t PO43-eq
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