These 10 common foods have the smallest environmental impact: study

Your favorite sugary drinks aren’t as bad for the planet as you’d think.

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Agriculture and food production have huge impacts on the environment.


But not all foods require huge plots of land or massive quantities of water to produce, nor do they emit the same amount of greenhouse gasses in the process.

Figuring out which foods are best for the planet is key to mitigating the climate crisis.