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A Short Overview of the Mighty Burger

  Meat consumption and climate change Our consumption habits have changed drastically in the last thousand years with the help of modern technologies, but with a longer life expectancy and lower infant fertility, Earth’s resources are heavily exploited. Although almost 700 million people globally are undernourished, the standard diet of wealthy countries consists of overly-processed products, dairy, meat, and often-imported fruits and vegetables. Meat is a very controversial subject these days. With the latest news being the European Parliament debating if plant-based products rich in proteins can go under names such as “vegan meat”, many people don’t even accept the term “vegan” in their conversations. But if we take a look at the food pyramid, animal products are closer to its top and a “recommended” diet shouldn’t include a hamburger daily. Before we enter the unending debate about the health implications of our modern diet and eating too much meat, we have to think about its impact
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