Cardiovascular Disease Mortality and Cancer Incidence in Vegetarians: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review

@article{Huang2012CardiovascularDM,
  title={Cardiovascular Disease Mortality and Cancer Incidence in Vegetarians: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review},
  author={Tao Huang and Bin Yang and Ju-Sheng Zheng and Guipu Li and Mark L. Wahlqvist and Duo Li},
  journal={Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={233 - 240}
}
Background: Prospective cohort studies have examined mortality and overall cancer incidence among vegetarians, but the results have been inconclusive. [] Key Method Participants were from the UK, Germany, California, USA, the Netherlands and Japan. Results: Seven studies with a total of 124,706 participants were included in this analysis. All-cause mortality in vegetarians was 9% lower than in nonvegetarians (RR = 0.91; 95% CI, 0.66–1.16).

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