Table 4.
Carrying capacity of the U.S. by diet scenario
ScenarioPopulation fedChange from baseline
Symbol(108 persons)(% of 2010 population)a(108 persons)(% of BAS population)
BAS 4.02 130% na na 
POS 4.21 136% 0.19 5% 
OMNI 100 4.67 151% 0.63 16% 
OMNI 80 5.48 178% 1.46 36% 
OMNI 60 6.69 217% 2.67 66% 
OMNI 40 7.52 244% 3.50 87% 
OMNI 20 7.69 249% 3.67 91% 
OVO 7.87 255% 3.84 96% 
LAC 8.07 261% 4.05 101% 
VEG 7.35 238% 3.32 83% 
ScenarioPopulation fedChange from baseline
Symbol(108 persons)(% of 2010 population)a(108 persons)(% of BAS population)
BAS 4.02 130% na na 
POS 4.21 136% 0.19 5% 
OMNI 100 4.67 151% 0.63 16% 
OMNI 80 5.48 178% 1.46 36% 
OMNI 60 6.69 217% 2.67 66% 
OMNI 40 7.52 244% 3.50 87% 
OMNI 20 7.69 249% 3.67 91% 
OVO 7.87 255% 3.84 96% 
LAC 8.07 261% 4.05 101% 
VEG 7.35 238% 3.32 83% 

aPopulation of the United States on April 1, 2010 according to the 2010 Census (U.S. Census Bureau, 2015).

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