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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.

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