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The climate benefits of veganism and vegetarianism explored in BBC Future experiment

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A two week experiment by BBC Future has found some thought-provoking ways to lower emissions from our food, writes Veganuary:
“What is clear from our experiment (and more importantly, from rigorous scientific research) is that on average a plant-based diet has significantly fewer emissions.”
It stated that the tweaks to our diets that would result in the greatest fall in emissions were:
Reducing animal products – eating fewer of them, or replacing with a plant-based alternative
Focusing on what you eat rather than food miles
Cooking efficiently, and saving ovens for special occasions rather than everyday use
Batch cooking to prepare food using a fraction of the energy
Avoiding food waste, through careful planning and creative cooking
You can read about the experiment in full here.
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