Tag Archives: Observational study

Plant protein linked to longevity

An observational study with 70, 696 participants has shown that eating plant protein is associated with lower risk of death. The study has suggested encouraging a greater intake of plant-based protein as this may be related to better health and longevity. According to the study’s authors, while meat intake didn’t …

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Apple shaped women at greater risk

Recent results from an observational study – ‘Risk of Death Among Postmenopausal Women With Normal Weight and High Abdominal Fat’ – have found that post-menopausal healthy-weight women (Body Mass Index (BMI) 18.5-24.9) with central obesity (waist circumference greater than 88cm) are at a higher risk of death from chronic disease …

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