Meat Is Murder(ous)

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A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that plant-based diets centered on healthy whole foods lower mortality rates, while meat-centric low-carb diets like Atkins raise mortality rates. In other words, going vegan can help you get fit and live longer. OK, that’s not exactly a news flash—we’ve been saying that for years—but it’s always good to know that science (once again) has our backs!

If you’d like to understand the study results, Dr. Dean Ornish breaks them down here. And if you want to improve your chances for a long and healthy life, we’re here to help.

Written by Jeff Mackey

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind