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Eating for your health is also better for the environment, study shows

So, you want to reduce your carbon footprint? You might consider improving your diet.It turns out that healthy eating isn’t just good for your body, it can also lessen your impact on the environment.Scientists say that food production including growing crops, raising livestock, fishing and transporting all that food to our plates is responsible for 20% to 30% of total global greenhouse gas emissions.In addition, 33% of the ice-free land on our planet is being used to grow our food, researchers say. But altering our diets could change that.A new study published Monday in PNAS found that if citizens in 28 high-income nations like the United States, Germany and Japan actually followed the dietary recommendations ...