Plant-based diets and risk of disease mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

  title={Plant-based diets and risk of disease mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies},
  author={Sahar Jafari and Erfan Hezaveh and Yahya Jalilpiran and Ahmad Jayedi and Alexei Wong and Abdolrasoul Safaiyan and Ali Barzegar},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  pages={7760 - 7772}
Abstract We aimed to examine the association between adherence to plant-based diets (PBDs) and the risk of mortality among the general population. Relevant investigations were identified through PubMed, Scopus, Embase, and ISI Web of Knowledge. Data were pooled using a random-effects or a fixed-effects model. Twelve prospective cohort studies with 42,697 deaths among 508,861 participants were included. The hazard ratios (HRs) for the highest compared to the lowest category of adherence to the… 
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