What we eat represents roughly one third of our carbon footprint … meat consumption alone accounts for half of those emissions. Arguably, our current eating habits are a real strain on the environment.
No wonder then that eating less meat and dairy is very high on the agenda of those concerned with their impact … and their health!
When it comes to eating less meat, steps towards a smaller footprint come in all shapes and sizes: going vegan is the hardcore perspective, vegetarians are mainstream, some will simply stay clear of red meat (the most carbon intensive meat) and others will be vegetarians for a few days a week only. If you’re just starting, taking it step-by-step will help you get used to your new shopping habits and leave you enough time to test a bunch of great new recipes.
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