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Kenya: Rich nations should help the poor in climate change

We’ve discussed research indicating that eating a less meat-intensive diet could reduce our contribution to global climate change as well as increase life expectancy by reducing heart disease risk. This is based on the reality that farming practices in wealthy nations are resource intensive, producing green house gasses in any number of ways. The fatty harvest they deliver to the plate, meanwhile, tends to clog our arteries, and possibly weaken our bones by causing imbalances in blood acidity. But what about less developed nations where protein deficiencies markedly decrease life expectancy, and farming practices are much less intensive?

Read more (newsroom – meattradenewsdaily.co.uk)

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