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Study links higher quality diet to lower mortality risks

Data analysis on more than 74,000 adults found increased dietary quality over 12 years reduced the risk of death for the next 12 years, with whole grains, fruits, vegetables and fish linked to the biggest dietary improvements, researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. Registered dietitian Nancy Farrell commented that people can benefit from dietary changes such as having vegetarian dinners and eating healthier snacks instead of junk food.

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