LiveWell in Sweden

The Swedish LiveWell diet would reduce greenhouse emissions from the current average by 25% – at a slightly lower cost than that of the current diet.

The LiveWell diet shows a decrease in meat and an increase in vegetables. There is a notable change in the composition of the categories, with big increases in lentils and carrots and a shift in meat consumption from beef and pork towards chicken. Increases would be needed in fish and egg consumption to source correct levels of protein while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. There’s a decrease in cheese in the LiveWell diet, but increases in other dairy products, particularly yoghurt.

Current consumption in Sweden

LiveWell Plate in Sweden

Carbon emissions table

The table shows the greenhouse gas emissions for the LiveWell Plate compared to those of the current average diet in Sweden.
Current average diet
gCO2 equivalent/day
LiveWell Plate
gCO2 equivalent/day
5,728 4,295

Cost table

The costs for the LiveWell Plate compared with the costs of the average current diet in Sweden.

Country Average cost per day LiveWell Plate cost
Sweden 44.64 SEK 44.07 SEK

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