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Individual dietary choices can add – or take away – minutes, hours and years of life

Eating more fruits, vegetables and nuts can make a meaningful impact on a person’s health – and the planet’s too. kerdkanno/iStock via Getty Images Plus Olivier Jolliet, University of Michigan and Katerina S. Stylianou, University of Michigan Vegetarian and vegan options have become standard fare in the American diet, from upscale restaurants to fast-food chains. And many people know that …

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From Abidjan to Jakarta, how the city is reinventing what we eat

Anthony Bourdain and Barack Obama in a canteen in Hanoi, Vietnam (May 23, 2016). Pete Souza/Wikimedia, CC BY Audrey Soula, Université de Montpellier; Nicolas Bricas, Cirad, and Olivier Lepiller, Cirad From junk food to McDonaldization of society, the most derogatory remarks about what we eat are often linked with the urban space. For better or worse, cities are seen as …

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