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Are people finally realizing that meat-free diets aren't just for hippies and animal lovers? We were pleasantly surprised to see that the conference touched upon the theme of our diets affecting the environment a lot more than we expected. Scott Jurek, the author of Eat & Run discussed how he gains enough power to win ultra marathons on a vegan diet, and one of the challenges that took place at the event brought attendees together to try and figure out how to sustainably produce enough protein to feed the world going forward. We also heard from Ethan Brown, the founder and CEO of meat-alternative company Beyond Meat about how the $70 billion meat industry is losing 1% market share per year.

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  1. Tafline Laylin May 9, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Wow, this is really fascinating. Thanks Yuka!

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