AHS-1

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AHS-1

Adventist Health Study-1. A health survey that began in 1958 which compared the lifestyles of 35,000 Californian Seventh-Day Adventists (SDAs) to those of non-SDAs.
Conclusions Death from cancer was 1/3 lower for SDA men and 1/4 lower for SDA women—especially vegetarian SDAs, who had lower risks of pancreatic and colorectal cancers. Carnivorous SDAs had higher rates of colorectal cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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The study, which analyzed data from 2,818 subjects participating in the Adventist Health Study-1 and Adventist Health Study-2 over a 26-year period, also showed that a high consumption of cooked green vegetables and dried fruit was also associated with greater protection.
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