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Vegetarians avoid more cancers
Overall, their results suggested that while in the general population about 33 people in 100 will develop cancer during their lifetime, for those who do not eat meat that risk is reduced to about 29 in 100.
health  cancer  diet  vegetarian 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Vegan Buddhist Nuns Have Same Bone Density As Non-vegetarians
Bone health in vegetarians, particularly vegans, has been a concern for some time, because as a group they tend to have a lower protein and calcium intake than the population at large.

In this work we showed that although the vegans studied do indeed have lower protein and calcium intakes, their bone density is virtually identical to that of people who eat a wide variety of foods, including animal protein.
vegetarian  vegan  diet  food  health 
april 2009 by andrewducker
High IQ link to being vegetarian
A Southampton University team found those who were vegetarian by 30 had recorded five IQ points more on average at the age of 10.
diet  food  intelligence  news  psychology  science  vegetarian 
may 2007 by andrewducker

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