Lower mortality seen with vegetarian diet, study finds

06/3/2013 | Reuters

Data on 73,308 U.S. and Canadian participants showed that those who were vegetarian had a lower risk of all-cause mortality over a year compared with meat eaters. "I think this adds to the evidence showing the possible beneficial effect of vegetarian diets in the prevention of chronic diseases and the improvement of longevity," lead author Dr. Michael Orlich noted in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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