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Independent: What is a climatarian diet?

Eating more of some foods and less of others can help reduce your carbon footprint


If you want to reduce your personal impact on the environment, you might think going increasingly vegetarian or vegan is the obvious answer in terms of diet.

However, ditching meat in favour of greenhouse-grown vegetables flown thousands of miles to reach your local supermarket, might actually increase your carbon footprint.


When it comes to a sustainable food and drink choices, there are lots of factors to consider, which is why some people choose to adopt a “Climatarian” diet, choosing lower-carbon options as much as possible.


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