Eat lentils, over meat, to live longer (say Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health). Really?

On 2 August 2016 global headlines reported “Eat More Plant Proteins To Live Longer, Study Suggests” and “Why a vegan diet can help you live longer: Ditching meat for lentils, nuts and quinoa 'lowers the risk of an early death”.

Immediately my eyes rolled and phrases like “association, not causation”, “don’t they know the difference between complete and incomplete protein?” came to mind. However...

 

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