Top Pro & Con Arguments
Vegetarians live longer.
A study of 121,342 people found that eating red meat was associated with an increased risk of death from cancer and cardiovascular disease.Another study found that adherence to vegetarian diets or diets very low in meat for 20 years or more can increase life expectancy by 3.6 years. A study of Seventh-Day Adventists who were vegetarian (or ate very little meat) showed longevity increases of 7.28 years for men and 4.42 years for women. And a study of 73,308 people found that a vegetarian diet is associated with a 12% reduction in all-cause mortality. Read More