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New York foodie: 'Eat less meat'

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New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman calls on people to reduce their meat consumption to save the planet from global warming.

In his new book Food Matters: a Guide to Conscious Eating, Mr Bittman says eating more vegetables cuts greenhouse gas emissions and is also better for the waistline.

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