Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria caused extreme damage to Texas, Florida and the Caribbean in 2017, putting an even bigger focus on climate change and its causes. How does this relate to what you eat? Food production has a huge environmental impact. It's likely that some of your diet staples create greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. The silver lining of these recent storms is that there is a growing conversation about how what we put on our plates can have a dramatic effect on the world around us.
Read on to learn about the five worst foods for the environment — and some smart swaps you can eat instead.