In a recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, researchers analyzed the dietary patterns of 81,337 American Seventh Day Adventists. The compared the subjects’ diets to determine risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) across the mean follow-up period of 9.4 years. The results showed that there was an increased risk of CVD death among the highest meat-eaters, and a decreased risk of CVD death among the highest nut and seed eaters.

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