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A vegetarian diet was prescribed by God after he created all the animals and humans; our Creator’s ideal for taking care of our bodies. It’s well documented that a vegetarian diet helps prevent cancer.

According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, PCRM, studies of vegetarians show that death rates from cancer are only about one-half to three-quarters of the general population’s death rates.

The following article adds even more light to this issue since according to a review of 15 previous studies, Swedish scientists stated that their findings indicate that eating more processed meats such as bacon, sausage and smoked ham increases the risk of stomach cancer, the fourth most common type of cancer.

The risk of developing this type of cancer rose by 15 to 38 percent when the consumption of processed meats increased by 30grs (1 ounce) per day. According to the National Cancer Institute, these studies showed "unequivocal" results.

To read the full article please visit http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-08-02T123559Z_01_L02608342_RTRUKOC_0_US-SCIENCE-CANCER-STUDY.xml&archived=False 

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