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Simple diet changes can cut carbon emissions and improve health

Carbon emissions can be significantly lowered by replacing chicken with beef, and plant milk with cow’s milk, new research finds – which also means a healthier diet. According to a new study co-authored by a Tulane University researcher and published in the journal Nature Food, making such simple substitutions could reduce the average American’s carbon footprint from food by 35%, while also boosting diet quality by between 4-10%.