There's a clear and growing movement towards plant-based eating, which, of course, means eating a diet centered around foods from plants like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds. Why do people choose to go more plant-based? We find it varies pretty widely from person to person, but at the top of the list are health reasons, animal welfare concerns and a desire to eat in a way that benefits the environment.
The common theme across these diets is that they're each based primarily on foods from plants.
Research has shown that a move towards plant-based eating offers benefits for both our health and the health of the planet, as detailed on the pages linked below.