Eating less red meat and more plant-based protein is better for the climate and for people’s health.
A low-carbon diet consists of less red meat and dairy, and more beans, whole grains and plant-based proteins.(ENRIQUE DÍAZ/7CERO/GETTY IMAGES)
PEOPLE WHO FOLLOW A planet-friendly, diet eat healthier than those who don’t.
Food production is a major contributor to climate change, and a study published Thursday in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who adhere to a climate-friendly diet, one that has a lower carbon footprint, eat healthier than those who don’t.
Diego Rose, lead author and a professor of nutrition and food security at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, said in a press release that people who follow…
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