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Is it true, that the vegitraians live long compared to non veg people?

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Asked by bhaskara rao, 06 Jun '10 11:57 am
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Not in the least. Its the opposite actually with countries like Japan and those in Scandinavia having long life spans and being non-vegetarian
Answered by Saj Sierra, 06 Jun '10 12:00 pm

 
  
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No, i am an non vegie and have business of poultry farming. if i and other go vegie i will die before time.
Answered by mani nayyar, 06 Jun '10 12:52 pm

 
  
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When we kill animals to eat them, they end up killing us because their flesh, which contains cholesterol and saturated fat, was never intended for human beings because we are natural herbivores and therefore, vegetarians live long and healthy life comparatively non vegetarians.
Answered by uv dabholkar, 06 Jun '10 12:20 pm

 
  
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You can not compare like that.
Answered by Union Tango, 06 Jun '10 05:57 pm

 
  
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Yes people who are vegetarian live more
Answered by Bandhu Bajpai, 06 Jun '10 02:18 pm

 
  
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The most impressive data arises from a study of 1904 vegetarians over 21 years by the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsche Krebsforschungszentrum). The study's shocking results: vegetarian men reduced their risk of early death by 50%! Women vegetarians benefit from a 30% reduction in mortality.
Long-term Study of Vegetarians
The participants of the the German Cancer Research Center study included 60 vegans (no animal products consumed), 1165 vegetarians (eating eggs, milk but no meat) with the remainder described as "moderate" vegetarians who occasionally ate fish or meat. The health of these study participants was compared with the average German population. Living longer seems not to be exclusively related to eating meat, though, as the results for moderate vegetarians was not statistically different from those for vegan or strict vegetarian diets.

To the argument that it is not vegetarianism but a general interest in a healthier lifestyle which leads to such notable result ...more
Answered by gkr, 06 Jun '10 02:03 pm

 
  
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It does not matter ,How long you live , but It will matter How do you live. so be comfortable with suitable diet.
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 06 Jun '10 01:59 pm

 
  
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Not necessarily true at all. And veg food is not healthier than non veg food. A non veg eating BBQ meats w/ BBQ cooked khima naan eats healthier than a veg who eats paneer butter masala w/ aloo chapatti.
Answered by A Moin, 06 Jun '10 01:25 pm

 
  
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Vegetarianism is considered a healthy, viable diet that can aid in keeping body weight under control, and may provide benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases, such as heart disease.[20] Necessary nutrients, proteins, and amino acids for the body's sustenance can be found in vegetables, grains, nuts, soymilk, eggs and dairy.The American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada have found a properly planned vegetarian diet to satisfy the nutritional needs for all stages of life, and large-scale studies have shown that mortality from ischemic heart disease was 30% lower among vegetarian men and 20% lower among vegetarian women than in nonvegetarians. Vegetarian diets offer lower levels of saturated fat, cholesterol, and animal protein, and higher levels of carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, folate, and antioxidants such as vitamins C and E and phytochemicals.

Vegetarians tend to have lower body mass index, lower levels of cholesterol, lower blood pres ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 06 Jun '10 12:33 pm

 
  
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I agree with gkr that studies and researches hv proved that vegetarian diet helps to live a long life. but the fact of matter is : wot do ppl get by applying masala , oil over dead bodies and savouring on them???
Answered by maya, 07 Jun '10 12:01 am

 
  
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