Paul McCartney talks about Meat Free Monday at NYC climate event

Paul McCartney joined sustainability experts and country representatives to the United Nations at a reception in New York City, in advance of the Climate Change conference being held in Paris this December.

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Meat free eating key to cutting risk of colorectal cancer

To reduce your chances of getting colon and rectal cancer, simply extend your Meat Free Monday indefinitely – that’s the implication of a new report from Loma Linda University in California.

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University College London joins Meat Free Monday

Students at one of Britain’s oldest student unions will be tucking into a Meat Free Monday today – and looking forward to many more to come.

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Eating less meat decreases heart death risk by a fifth

A new study analysing the food choices of half a million people suggests that eating less meat and animal products can help curb deaths from heart disease and stroke.

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Compass Group rows back on meat-heavy meals in the US

The world’s largest contract food-service company has decided to serve less meat across its US operations.

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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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