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How Eating More Vegetables and Less Meat Benefits the Planet as Well as Our Health


New research shows that even a modest switch toward a vegetable-based diet could lead to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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Drink This to Improve Your Memory


Though caffeine has been found to enhance long-term memory in bees, it hadn’t been shown to have similar effects on humans until now; green vegetables may be a new transformative source of energy for batteries; meanwhile, Brazil faces new dilemmas as a neoliberal democracy. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Eat Your Vegetables. Really.


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Vegetarians were found to have a lower risk of death from any cause and males saw benefits for cardiovascular health.

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Sri Lanka’s Produce Army

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Watch out Whole Foods. The Sri Lankan army, having triumphed in its long fight against the rebel Tamil Tigers, has now turned to selling vegetables to the country’s poor at reduced prices to help them through hard times.

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Biting More Than Crime


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Waistlines in Mexico City’s police force are expanding, with at least 70 percent of its membership classified as overweight. In response, a new diet program is being implemented for officers that suggests they “balance” poor diets with vegetables and other healthy alternatives.

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