Diet, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease: Studies of Seventh-Day Adventists and Other Vegetarians

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1.Why We Study the Health of Adventists,1
2.Coronary Heart Disease Rates among Adventists and Others,21
3.Cancer Rates among Adventists and Others,33
4.The Longevity of Adventists as Compared with Others,45
5.Diet and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease,59
6.Diet and the Risk of Cancer,85
7.Diet, Other Risk Factors, and Aging,109
8.Vegetarianism and Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, and Arthritis,129
9.Social Support, Religiosity, Other Psychological Factors, and Health,149
Jerry Lee, Graham Stacey, and Gary Fraser
10.Coronary Heart Disease Mortality among British, German, and Indian Vegetarians,177
11.Cancer and All-Cause Mortality among British and German Vegetarians,193
12.Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer among Vegetarians,203
13.Risk Factors and Disease among Vegans,231
14.Changing a Population's Diet: A Behavioral View of the Adventist Experience,241
Helen Hopp-Marshak, Kiti Freier, and Gary Fraser
15.Shifting to a Vegetarian Diet: Practical Suggestions from a Nutritionist,249
Ella Haddad
16.The Challenge of Nutritional Epidemiology,265
Appendix,277
Glossary,293
References,315
Index,363

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