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Chewing on the Food Chain

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Science  03 Nov 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5800, pp. 762-763
DOI: 10.1126/science.1134485

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Six Arguments for a Greener Diet. How a More Plant-Based Diet Could Save Your Health and the Environment. By: Michael F. Jacobson and the Staff of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC, 2006.248 pp. Paper, $14.95, C$21. ISBN 0-89329-049-1.

The authors argue that a diet with more plant foods and fewer fatty animal products will favor longer, healthier lives while also reducing one's environmental impact.