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Trying to eat eco-friendly? These charts show how different diets could change the planet.

Beans and seeds could be an important substitute for red meat in the future.
Beans and seeds could be an important substitute for red meat in the future. (v2osk/Unsplash/)

Millions of people eat foods that are bad for them and the planet. Fixing those diets could save lives and cut down on greenhouse gases, but the question is, how?

For years, researchers have been trying to . What they've found, though, is that the outcomes aren't the same in developed nations with plentiful food versus those with chronic shortages. Now, a group of researchers mainly from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows those discrepancies on a country-by-country level in a in the journal .

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