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Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat-Eaters, Study Finds: The Wall Street Journal

  Via The Wall Street Journal Vegetarians live longer than meat-eaters, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, a Journal of the American Medical Association. The authors tracked 73,308 members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for almost six years. The church is known for promoting a vegetarian diet, though not all of its… Continue reading Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat-Eaters, Study Finds: The Wall Street Journal

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First Foodies Expanded Diet 3.5 Million Years Ago : Discovery News

  Via Discovery News Our ancestors used to dine almost exclusively on leaves and fruits from trees, shrubs and herbs until 3.5 million years ago when a major shift occurred, according to four new simultaneously published studies. During this shift, early human species like Australopithecus afarensis and Kenyanthropus platyops began to also feast on grasses, sedges and succulent plants… Continue reading First Foodies Expanded Diet 3.5 Million Years Ago : Discovery News

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Canned Produce Has Just as Many Nutrients as Fresh Produce

Via life hacker Canned fruits and vegetables have a reputation for not being as packed with nutrients as their fresh counterparts, but as The New York Times points out, by the time that produce actually reaches you, both canned and fresh are on pretty equal footing. In fact, canned fruits and vegetables sometimes retain more… Continue reading Canned Produce Has Just as Many Nutrients as Fresh Produce