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I promote a plant based lifestyle for two reasons: its hell-a healthy for you AND its hell-a healthy for the oceans. On today's podcast we dive into the ways an animal based diet (on large scale) is negatively affecting the oceans. We also run through was you can change that. 

We discuss... the pH scale which looks like this: 

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a MASSIVE accumulation of trash between Hawaii and Cali. Here's a video of what it looks like scuba-diving through: 

And we chat about much more, including what you can do to help. 

If you're looking for more information, here's a BUNCH of resources to check out: 

  1. Ted Talk by Triona McGrath, a chemical oceanographer.  
  2. NOAA’s video on ocean acidification

  3. NOAA's video on ocean trash

  4. Good Morning America Demonstration with Bill Nye 

  5. UCLA article written by another Dietitian

Also, don't forget to snag your FREE Beginner's Guide to Plant Based Eating at www.jessieasher.com

Thanks for being a loyal supporter of the show. If you take any value away from today's episode the best way to thank me is by leaving a rating and review on iTunes. Let Apple know more people should hear the good word of health

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