Study reveals lower rates of cancer and early death in Adventists

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Valley News - Health
Study also found similar results when limiting the analysis to Black Adventists and the Black general population 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 and maintaining normal body weight. Previous research suggests that Seventh-day Adventi
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