Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:30:00 GMT | By PTI

It’s official! Vegetarians live longer than meat-eaters: Study

Washington: It might be time to replace chicken with veggies! According to a new study, vegetarians – especially men – have a longer lifespan than those who eat meat.


It’s official! Vegetarians live longer than meat-eaters: Study (© Reuters)

Researchers from the Loma Linda University in California found that vegetarian Adventist men live to an average of 83.3 years and vegetarian women 85.7 years – 9.5 and 6.1 years, respectively, longer than other Californians, the Huffington Post reported.

In the ‘70s and ‘80s, a series of studies from the university, which has tracked tens of thousands of Seventh-day Adventists since 1958, were the first to show that vegetarians live longer than meat eaters.

Seventh-day Adventists have long been known as advocates of a vegetarian diet.

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