Traditional Asian diets, for example, are low in meat. However, as China develops, the middle class population is growing and so people are starting to adapt their diets to western influences (introduced by Western TNCs). From 1990s till 2015, meat consumption per capita rose from 5kg to 50kg. This change to Chinese diet has had various impacts:
● Obesity has increased, especially within this growing middle class population.
● A rise in cattle rearing has led to a rise in methane emissions which in turn is increasing Global Warming