Here is a list of excellent resources by our esteemed colleagues in their respective fields. Each source of information was selected due to their comprehensive and credible use of the scientific literature and application thereof.
Note that we receive no commission for any of the resources presented here, i.e. the books. Dr. Mehta is on the board of directors of A Well Fed World.
FOOD & ENVIRONMENT
Our World in Data: Environmental Impacts of Food Production
Center for Biological Diversity
Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
Desmog: Agribusiness Disinformation Database
Eating our Future
Eco Food Guide - A Well Fed World
Grow Green: Alternatives to Commercial Grazing
Grow Green: Tackling Climate through Plant Protein Agriculture
HEALTH & NUTRITION
Nutrition Facts & Dr. Michael Greger
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
Plant Based Health Professionals UK
True Health Initiative & Dr. David Katz
Physicians Association for Nutrition (PAN)
Vegan nutrition Guide by Virginia Messina
Plantrician Project Quick Start Guide
IVU Vegan Nutrition Guide for Adults
PCRM - Making South Asian recipes more nutritions
Plant Based Health Professionals UK
Practical Guides for Children:
Dr. Jackie Busse: The Plant Based Pediatrician
ECONOMICS & POLICY
Agricultural Incentives Consortium
Agricultural Information Management Standards Portal
Behavioural Insights Team (Nudge Unit)
Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR)
Institute of Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP)
International Agricultural Trade Consortium
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
National Zero Waste Council Canada
OECD Agricultural Policy Monitoring & Evaluation
World Resources Institute - Cool Foods Pledge
Advanced International Trade: Theory & Practice - Robert Feenstra (2001)
Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner & the World - Paul Shapiro (2018)
Food Politics - How the Food Industry Influences Our Nutrition & Health - M. Nestle (2002)
Rethinking Food & Agriculture: New Ways Forward - Amir & Laila Kassam (2020)
Technical Barriers to Agricultural Trade (2019 ed.) - Hillman
The Welfare Economics of Public Policy - R. Just et al. (2004)
PANDEMICS & ZOONOSES
Information from Global Institutions:
IPBES - PandemicsReport: Escaping the 'Era of Pandemics'
UN Environment Programme: Preventing the next pandemic - Zoonotic diseases and how to break the chain of transmission
Dr. Greger Videos:
Presentation summary of zoonotic pandemics with a warning a decade before COVID 19
Rich Roll's Podcast with Dr. Greger
Nutrition Facts COVID-19 Series
How would a vegan shift mitigate zoonotic disease emergence? - Truth or Drought
FOOD SECURITY & JUSTICE
Food Choice and Sustainability - Dr. Richard Oppenlander
Eat for the Planet - Nil Zacharias & Gene Stone
The Ecological Hoofprint - Tony Weis
Rethinking Food & Agriculture - Led by Amir Kassam and Laila Kassam
Health & Nutrition:
How Not to Die - Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM
How Not to Diet - Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM
Nourish - Brenda Davis and Reshma Shah
Becoming Vegan - Dr. Brenda Davis & Vesanto Melina, MPH, RD
Vegan for Life - Jack Norris, RD and Virginia Messina, MPH, RD
The Proof is in the Plants - Simon Hill
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