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Living longer? The effect vegetarianism really has on our lifespans

It's the associated healthier behaviours that generally come with being a vegetarian – such as not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly - that explain why vegetarians tend to have better health outcomes than non-vegetarians. Image: REUTERS/Franciszek Mazur/Agencja Gazeta

Melody Ding

Senior Research Fellow of Public Health, University of Sydney

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