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Vegetarian diet may lower risk of death
Vegetarian diet may lower risk of death

(June 4, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From California - Vegetarian diets may lower risk of death, according to a report published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers studied nearly 75,000 individuals for an average of 6 years. Participant's diets were categorize into five groups--nonvegetarian, semi-vegetarian, persco-vegetarian (includes seafood), lacto-ovo vegetarian (includes dairy and egg), and vegan. Results showed that that hazard ratio for all-cause death was 12% lower in all vegetarians combined vs. the nonvegetarians.

 
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