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"From the Ted Talk by Mark Bittman: What's wrong with what we eat"

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And if the numbers coming in from China are anything like what they look like now, it's not going to be 40 yreas. There is no good reason for eating as much meat as we do. And I say this as a man who has eaten a fair share of coenrd beef in his life. The most common argument is that we need nettriuns — even though we eat, on average, twice as much protein as even the industry-obsessed USDA recommends. But listen: experts who are serious about disease reduction recommend that adluts eat just over half a ponud of meat per week.

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And if the numbers coming in from China are anything like what they look like now, it's not going to be 40 _____. There is no good reason for eating as much meat as we do. And I say this as a man who has eaten a fair share of ______ beef in his life. The most common argument is that we need _________ — even though we eat, on average, twice as much protein as even the industry-obsessed USDA recommends. But listen: experts who are serious about disease reduction recommend that ______ eat just over half a _____ of meat per week.

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  1. adults
  2. years
  3. corned
  4. pound
  5. nutrients

Original Text

And if the numbers coming in from China are anything like what they look like now, it's not going to be 40 years. There is no good reason for eating as much meat as we do. And I say this as a man who has eaten a fair share of corned beef in his life. The most common argument is that we need nutrients — even though we eat, on average, twice as much protein as even the industry-obsessed USDA recommends. But listen: experts who are serious about disease reduction recommend that adults eat just over half a pound of meat per week.

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