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Green ways to reduce meat diet

Here’s some green advice for meat eaters. American non-profit organisation the Environmental Working Group released the results of a study about the environmental impact of meat and dairy consumption.

health and fitness Updated: Jul 24, 2011 01:31 IST

Here’s some green advice for meat eaters. American non-profit organisation the Environmental Working Group released the results of a study about the environmental impact of meat and dairy consumption. The report recommends that consumers eat less and ‘greener’ meat and offers advice on how to do so.

The report by the EWG, titled Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health, concluded that if every person refrained from eating meat or cheese one day a week every week for a year, the reduction in emissions would be equivalent of taking 7.6 million cars off the road.

Consumers tips on how to cut down on meat:and Buying appropriately sized portions and eating all you buy , Eating lower fat and organic dairy products , Buy grass-fed meat, Buy organic meats and processed meats such as hot dogs.