U.S. study of Adventists finds vegetarians live longer

Top news agencies report on study from church’s Loma Linda University Jun 4, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver/ANN People who eat a vegetarian diet live longer than those who eat meat, according to a study of more than 70,000 Seventh-day Adventists. Vegetarians experienced 12 percent fewer deaths over a six-year period than those who ate meat, according to a study published by researchers from Adventist Church-run Loma Linda University. [photo: Brandan Roberts] A study published yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical Association, said vegetarians experienced 12 percent fewer deaths over a six-year period of research

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