A western/eastern hemispheric divide in land spared versus land required by a USDA guideline diet.

Land spared or required in 2010 by country, in millions of hectares (MHa). According to the scale, countries that would reduce global land use by changing to a USDA guideline diet (net positive land spared) are indicated in blue and teal, while countries that would require extra land to meet the guidelines (net negative land spared) are indicated in red, yellow or green. Image credits: Rizvi et al / PLoS ONE.

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