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Nutritious Foods Have a Lower Environmental Impact Than Healthy Foods []


By Science Daily, October 28, 2019

For the first time, researchers have tied the health impacts of foods to their overall environmental impact. The report, published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), concludes that foods with positive health outcomes have among the lowest environmental impacts, while other foods, such as red meat, can be especially harmful to both.

"The foods making up our diets have a large impact on both ourselves and our environment. This study shows that eating healthier also means eating more sustainably," said David Tilman, professor of ecology, evolution and behavior at the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences.

"Normally, if a food product is good for one aspect of a person's health, it's better for other health outcomes, as well. The same holds for environmental outcomes."

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The China Study

Forks over Knives

If you have  Complex Trauma or even if you don’t.... become a Whole Foods Plant Based Vegan  (no oil and no processed foods).  

The China study shows how well avoiding meat, dairy, and processed foods prevents and maybe helps to reverse some cancers and google Dr. Essylsten/Neal Bernard / Dr McDougal if you want to hault or possibly reverse CAD and type II DM.  I forgot to mention, it also can help with autoimmune diseases too. 

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