A decade-long study, results of which were recently published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, shows that a vegan diet can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by 33 percent.
"More than 26,000 participants were tracked during a 10-year span...the study divided dietary patterns into meat-eaters, vegans, lacto-vegetarians, pesco-vegetarians, and semi-vegetarians and found that, as far as prostate cancer, the vegans look really good," noted Gary Fraser, study director. Per VegNews, "further research will be conducted into vegan diets and its correlation with lowered cancer risks." It's always good to hear that choosing plants not only means helping animals but also our very own bodies.
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