In "A hill of beans," The Economist reports that "the average American wastes 1,400 kilocalories a day." For those who would argue for industrial solutions to our food and agricultural problems because 'how else will we feed the world?,' I would argue that we first tackle problems of waste. Over-consumption leads to the problem of waste production . . . as pointed to by the study by "Kevin Hall and his colleagues at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases," as reported in the article linked above.
This is fascinating, and I'm surprised nobody has picked up on this. Maybe if you claimed that America was wasting 40% of its doof, taht wuold hvae sarpked smoe dcusission.