The country's foremost nutrition advisory panel is taking a stand against meat: Americans should eat less of it, top experts say, in order to protect the environment.
The recommendation could have a significant impact on the amount of meat people eat --- as well as the environmental impact of a carnivorous nation.
"We're not saying that people need to become vegans," said Miriam Nelson, a professor at Tufts University and one of the committee's members. "But we are saying that people need to eat less meat."
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