Meat free diet key to improving health of obese children and teens

The adverse health effects of the obesity crisis affecting children in rich western countries could be curbed by a move away from meat.

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Supporter Story: Paul Riley

Meet Paul, 43, who lives on the Wirral. He’s been doing Meat Free Monday for a few months and says that it has changed his life.

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America must eat less meat, says influential nutrition panel

One of US’s most eminent advisory panels on nutrition has recommended that its citizens cut down on the amount of meat they eat in order to fight climate change.

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Lausanne schools to join Meat Free Monday

Schoolchildren in Lausanne are to join Meat Free Monday this year following a near-unanimous vote by the authorities in the Swiss city.

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UK ‘climate calculator’ highlights benefits of meat free diet

The government has created an online Global Calculator to help people understand how their lifestyles and energy use impact on the climate – and which underlines the importance of eating less meat.

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Supporter Story: Peter Hall

Meet Peter, 54, who lives in London. He started Meat Free Monday last September and is finding it easier than expected.

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New York City Council members introduce Meatless Monday resolution

Meat Free Monday has joined public health, environmental, and animal rights advocates, plus renowned chefs, in backing a Meatless Monday resolution being introduced today by members of New York City Council.

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Regent’s Park becomes latest Oxford University college to join MFM

Regent’s Park College will be taking the “ox” out of Oxford this week by embarking upon its first meat free Wednesday.

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Supporter Story: Juliana Torres

Meet Juliana, 23, who lives in Calgary, Canada. She started Meat Free Monday seven months ago while being on an exchange in Copenhagen.

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Supporter Story: Constanza Daffonchio

Meet Constanza, 24, who lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She started Meat Free Monday three/four months ago after hearing about the campaign online.

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