Adventist Health Studies
Welcome to Adventist Health Studies
Adventist Health Studies are long-term studies exploring the links between lifestyle, diet, and disease among Seventh-day Adventists. More than 96,000 church members from the U.S. and Canada are participating in the current study, AHS-2, conducted by researchers at the Loma Linda University School of Public Health.
- Vegans are less likely to develop certain cancers
- Blacks are more prone to inflammatory diseases compared to Whites, yet vegetarian diet and exercise may counteract effects of disparities
- Soy milk has similar benefits to dairy products in reducing the risk of osteoporosis
- Vegetarians have lower measured blood pressures and less hypertension than non-vegetarians
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