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Summary There is some evidence that high consumption of plant foods can be associated with better health but not necessary with increased life expectancy, as observed in studies in vegetarians (Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr.). Comparison of plant food intake and life expectancy by country makes no sense without considering other factors, such as genetics, medical ...


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Here is the paper in question: Mark Chase, Maarten Christenusz, Dawn Sanders, Michael Fay, Murderous plants: Victorian Gothic, Darwin and modern insights into vegetable carnivory, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 161, Issue 4, pages 329–356, December 2009, DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.01014.x From the abstract, we can see this isn't an ...


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Yes, this is a case of art imitating life since early theater patrons were quite rambunctious. An article from October 28, 1883 that was published in The New York Times describes an incident as follows: He probably would have succeeded had not a great many tomatoes struck him, throwing him off his balance and demoralizing him. It was some time before ...


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The graph is incorrect. I will just look at Hungary vs. Greece for now, but other counties' data are available at the same source. Hungary.........Greece Coronary Heart Disease.....30.29%..........26.17% Lung Cancers................7.84%...........6.81% Colon-Rectum Cancers........4.70%...........2.67% Breast Cancer.....


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Yes it is true that some fruits such as raspberries and vegetables such as spinach in supermarkets taste different, when compared to local farms and farmers markets since most varieties of fruits and vegetables found in supermarkets are chosen for yield, growth rate, and ability to withstand long-distance transport rather than taste. Fruit and vegetable ...


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I found an article explaining why pee smells after having eaten asparagus. It seems that it is caused by dimethyl sulfide and methanethiol. Therefore, I searched if these elements where able to attract fish. I found this on Reddit: dimethyl sulfide is one of the compounds causing the asparagus smell. The wiki says it is also produced by marine ...


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Heart Disease There are multiple peer reviewed studies that point the link between meat-eating and heart disease, as well as meat consumption causing people to die earlier. Risk of hospitalization or death from ischemic heart disease among British vegetarians and nonvegetarians: results from the EPIC-Oxford cohort study This was an experiment that ...


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