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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Young child with green apples between his biceps.

Children's growth and nutrition aren't compromised by a veggie diet

It has long been thought that vegetarianism in children can hurt their growth and nutrition as they are missing out on key nutrients that only meat can offer, such as protein and iron. A new St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto and TARGet Kids! study has disproven this assumption, Read More...

5 Ways athletes benefit from a

5 Ways athletes benefit from a plant-based diet

These days, more and more athletes are switching to a plant-based diet—and for good reason. There are many pros that come with avoiding animal-based products and opting for plant-based foods that lower inflammation and boost performance. Below, you’ll find 5 ways an athlete can benefit from Read More...

Milan slashed its greenhouse g

Milan slashed its greenhouse gas emissions by reducing meat in school meals

As a growing body of evidence points out, shifting our diets towards more plant-based meals can have an incredible impact on curbing humanity's global carbon emissions. The city of Milan is well aware of that. That’s why, in 2015, it decided to tackle its CO2 emissions by reducing meat Read More...