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Study reveals lower rates of cancer and early death in Adventists

 

Last updated 12/12/2019 at 8:51pm



LOMA LINDA – A recent Loma Linda University Health study found lower rates of premature death and cancer in Seventh-day Adventists, a Protestant denomination long known for health promotion, compared with individuals in the general U.S. population. Published early online, Nov. 25, in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study also found similar results when limiting the analysis to Black Adventists and the Black general population.

Health behaviors promoted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church include not smoking, eating a plant-based diet, regular exercise...



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