Mortality in vegetarians and comparable nonvegetarians in the United Kingdom.
Background Vegetarians and others who do not eat meat have been observed to have lower incidence rates than meat eaters of some chronic diseases, but it is unclear whether this translates into lower mortality. Objective The purpose of this study was to describe mortality in vegetarians and comparable nonvegetarians in a large United Kingdom cohort. Design The study involved a pooled analysis of data from 2 prospective studies that included 60... Expand abstract
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