Medicine: Diet & Health

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.—Genesis 9:3

Ever since the days described in Genesis, some men have liked meat and others have shunned it with loathing (besides uncounted millions who eat none because they can get none). The roll of prominent vegetarians includes such diverse figures as Gandhi and Shelley, George Bernard Shaw and Gloria Swanson. Though all vegetarians are sure they are healthier than carnivores, and hope to live longer, medical science has had few facts on which to base a comparison. Working toward a...

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