Source: Medical News Today
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Date of publication: January 2013
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: More than 44,000 participants were involved in this study to examine vegetarian and non-vegetarian diets and the risk of incident ischaemic heart disease. 34% of the participants were vegetarian. After a follow-up of 12 years, vegetarians had a 32% lower risk of developing ischaemic heart disease, and generally showed a lower BMI, blood pressure and fewer cases of diabetes.
Length of publication: 1 webpage
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