Vegetarians ‘avoid more cancers’

It’s been known for centuries that a low/non-meat diet is healthier for you, as well as better for the planet. Here’s another scientific study backing up the health claims reported by Cancer Research UK: Vegetarians less likely to develop cancer than meat eaters which reported the study Cancer incidence in British vegetarians from the British Journal of Cancer.

For a number of cancers, like stomach, bladder and multiple mylenoma, the risk is lowered by more than 10%, though vegetarianism is less helpful for bowel cancer.

BBC: Vegetarians ‘avoid more cancers’

Natural Health: Vegetarians 45% less likely to develop some cancers

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