Nutrient role studied in foods of plant, animal origin

Nutrient role studied in foods of plant, animal origin

AS the argument goes, diets rich in plant-based foods with minimal animal-based foods are not only best for health but also are necessary to lower greenhouse gas emissions and meet certain climate targets.

Is that really the case, though, or is the opposite, in fact, true? What happens when people eat more plant-based foods in lieu of animal-based foods without meaningful behavior changes to their current eating styles?

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