28 Mar '16, 10am

New study reveals the health, environmental, and economic benefits of eating less meat

New study reveals the health, environmental, and economic benefits of eating less meat

For the first time, researchers have quantified the benefits of not eating meat both in terms of global health and the environment. The new study illustrates a variety of benefits for health, the environment, and healthcare costs that, when combined, make a pretty strong case for cutting back on meat products. Computer modeling suggest that the state of the world could be improved by even slight reductions in meat consumption, and that global adoption of a fully plant-based diet could save up to 8.1 million deaths per year, as well as a boatload of money and greenhouse gas emissions.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/new-study-proves-the-health-environm...

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