Ways You Shorten and Lengthen Your Life Every Day
“Exercise 150 minutes a week, live 3.4 years longer!” You’ve probably seen that headline–from a recent Harvard study–and many others like it all over the web. Hit the gym, eat more vegetables, or quit smoking, and you’ll be around for a few more years. Read more .. http://health.yahoo.net/articles/healthcare/ways-you-shorten-and-lengthen-your-life-every-day
Going meatless gives vegetarians a 32 percent lower heart disease risk than non-vegetarians, a British study found, offering further proof that eating meat can be hazardous to health.
Low Heart Disease Risk for Vegetarians
The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, involved 44,561 people enrolled in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Oxford Study, which began in England and Scotland in 1993. Researchers sought to compare a range of diets and their impact on overall health, and 34 percent of all participants were vegetarians.
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