New research shows that even a modest switch toward a vegetable-based diet could lead to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
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Vegetarians were found to have a lower risk of death from any cause and males saw benefits for cardiovascular health.
Waistlines in Mexico City's police force are expanding, with at least 70 percent of its membership classified as overweight. In response, a new diet program is being implemented for officers that suggests they "balance" poor diets with vegetables and other healthy alternatives.