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Vegetarians are significantly less likely to get heart disease and die from it
Vegetarians are significantly less likely to get heart disease and die from it

(January 30, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Oxford - Vegetarians are at significantly reduced risk of dying from heart disease, according to a report published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers studied nearly 45,000 adults, 34% of whom were vegetarian. Participants were recruited throughout the 1990s and were followed until 2009. After accounting for risk factors such as age, smoking, alcohol consumption, socioeconomic background and physical activity levels, researchers found that vegetarians were at 32% reduced risk of being hospitalized or dying from heart disease--when compared to those who ate meat and fish.

 
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