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Eating Plant Based Extends Your Life and the Planet's

Vegetarian diet associated with less greenhouse gas production and improved life expectancy.

Researchers at Loma Linda University are providing an environmental incentive to going vegetarian. Compared to non-vegetarian diets, a plant-based diet required 30% less greenhouse gas production. Factory farming approaches to meat production take more energy and produce more waste than plant farming. In addition, researchers found mortality rates for vegetarians were 20% lower than non-vegetarians.

PositiveTip: Consider the effects of your eating choices. Will they sustain you and the planet for the long term?

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