Vegans, vegetarians or carnivores: who's healthiest?

June 3, 2013 8:01 PM

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Vegans, vegetarians or carnivores: who's healthiest?

Based on questionnaire answers, participants were classified as non-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, pesco-vegetarian (includes seafood), lacto-ovo-vegetarian (includes dairy and egg products) or vegan (excludes all animal products).

After follow-up time averaging six years, the vegetarians had a 12 percent lower mortality rate than non-vegetarians, according to Dr. Michael J. Orlich of Loma Linda University in California and his colleagues. The effect was stronger among men than women, and male pesco-vegetarians also fared well...

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