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New Year’s Resolution: Eight Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly This Year

With devastating forest fires, melting ice caps, extreme temperatures, and unpredictable weather patterns we are all rethinking what we can do to help the environment and be more eco-friendly. Whether you believe in climate change or not, it is in humanities best interest to practice a more sustainable way of living. Here are eight easy steps to help YOU live more eco-friendly and sustainable this year. Reduce your meat intake I am not a vegetarian, and I don’t pretend to be one. However, reducing our consumption of meat has shown to be healthy for our bodies and the planet. You don’t have to cut meat out completely, but why not explore some vegetarian options or try a #meatlessMonday? I find meatless meals can...

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Are you, “Veggie-curious”?

8 Reasons to Eat Less Meat I eat meat, and I like it. I have eaten meat my whole life (almost). While I was exercising hard and competing in bodybuilding and strongman competitions, I would eat enough meat in one day to feed a small family. But, I am nothing if I am not open minded. There was a brief time in my childhood where I didn’t eat meat. I decided I loved animals too much, and I couldn’t bear the thought of EATING them! I remember the exact, unusual moment when I decided this, but that story is for a another time. Once I got back on the meat bandwagon, I haven’t looked back- until now. In the past,...

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