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A plant-based diet is not just good for your health, it's good for the planet. Alexander Spatari/Getty Images hide caption

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This diet swap can cut your carbon footprint and boost longevity

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Lots of factors influence what we eat, everything from taste preferences, to budgets and culture. New research suggests genetics may also play a role. Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Vegetarianism may be in the genes, study finds

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Michael Hawley, general manager of the kitchen at Faulkner Hospital, places roasted tomatoes into a pot as he prepares the roasted tomato and shallot coulis. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Chicken made from animal cells is made into a dish at Upside Foods. Brian L. Frank for NPR hide caption

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FDA gives safety nod to 'no kill' meat, bringing it closer to sale in the U.S.

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