According to UCLA dietitian Dana Hunnes, becoming a vegetarian is mutually beneficial for human health and the environment. By giving up meat and dairy products, we would dramatically reduce carbon emissions and cut overall water usage.
Source: The Case for Plant Based UCLA Sustainability, 22 April 2016
Additional coverage about Dana Hunnes’ diet recommendations:
Be kind to the Earth: A dietitian’s suggestions UCLA Newsroom, 22 April 2016