There’s nothing more sustainable than cutting back on daily meat consumption. Americans consume far too much meat and the consequence is detrimental to our water and lands. In 2011, the average American consumed 259.29 POUNDS of meat per person per year. The world average was 92.37 lbs of meat per person per year. We could grow a lot more food, including plant-based protein sources, with a lesser negative impact to feed significantly more people!
Check out this excellent list of 65 meatless protein sources to get ideas of healthy alternatives! Also, find out how much protein your body requires on a daily basis.