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NGO Calls On UK Government To Promote Sustainable, Healthy Diet:

NGO Calls On UK Government To Promote Sustainable, Healthy Diet:

NGO Calls On UK Government To Promote Sustainable, Healthy Diet Since the UN released a report in 2006 in which it said that livestock is the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for 18% of the total, the topic has become a staple of environmental and animal welfare discussions. Meatless Mondays has become a global initiative and an increasing number of people adopt a plant-based diet (vegan) to save the planet. Besides sparing animals and the environment , a plant-based diet is also good for human health and it could save public health services around the world a great deal of money. This is the premise on which the World Preservation Foundation has issued a paper calling on the UK government to "proactively promote and recommend a plant-based diet as a solution to rising healthcare costs and rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and type II ...

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