The Norwegian army is doing its bit to save the planet by observing meatless Mondays ‘to cut its consumption of ecologically unfriendly foods whose production contributes heavily to global warming.´
The concept of meatless Mondays not only helps the planet but also makes people healthier.
The campaign was founded in 2003 by Sid Lerner. It was introduced to encourage americans to make healthier eating decisions at the start of every week and follows the nutrition guidelines developed by the USDA.
It’s a brilliant initiative that has been broadly promoted by chef jamie oliver as well.
There’s no need why the Norwegian army’s act shouldn’t be set as an example for the rest of us.
So how does eating less meat help the earth and its environment?
Meat has its side effects, too much of it is a health hazard and it is dangerous for the climate as well.
Animal agriculture is the main source of methane production.
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So, consuming less meat means less animal farming and it’s safe to assume lesser methane to hurt our environment.
Here are ten ways you can make your meatless Mondays healthy and delicious: