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Aussies Must Consume Less Red Meat for Their Own Good

by Savitha C Muppala on  February 3, 2009 at 3:24 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
 Aussies Must Consume Less Red Meat for Their Own Good
Australians have been advised by a well-known public health group to consume less red meat which will not only do their health a world of good but also help the environment.
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According to the Public Health Association of Australia, a more integrated approach was required towards dietary guidelines, in place of sole concentration on nutrients.

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The Association's Chief, Michael Moore suggested cutting down on red meat and dairy products to help reduce carbon emissions

"A small reduction in eating red meat and dairy would be a positive step for the environment and generally a positive step for health," News.com.au quoted him as saying.

"Reducing the amount of food that comes from cattle would actually have a greater impact on the environment than sourcing (food) locally.

"Australians tend to eat more red meat than is necessary," he added.

He further handed out advice that eating in groups, such as with family and friends, further eggs on healthier eating habits than dining alone.

Source: ANI
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