Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion 08 July 2016 Limit animal products in your diet If you’re a fan of the Banting diet, you might not like the outcomes of a recent study evaluating the effects of eating meat on a daily basis. The results: people who consume red meat and processed meat, including hot dogs, ham, salami and bacon, every day have a statistically higher mortality rate than those who don’t. Long-term vegetarians, by contrast, increase their life expectancy by more than three years on average. The authors advise people to limit animal products in their diet and to consume more plants than meat. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength Fitness The 10 best yoga poses for men Medical 7 celebs with rare diseases Lifestyle ‘I slept on a yoga mat for 7 days – here’s what happened to my body’ Sex These 2 factors make the biggest difference in your sexual satisfaction From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.