Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is responsible for 126,000 deaths per year. A large Harvard study found that good nutrition can help you avoid this disease. For example, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fish promote healthy lungs and reduce the risk. In contrast, refined grains, red meat, and cured meats increase the risk. Source: Harvard Men’s Health Watch, 2010, vol 14, No. 7, pp 1-3.
Observations by Other Scientists
“...the smaller the mean height at age 18 in a province, the higher the chance for people living there to reach high chronological ages.” My note: based on about 1.3 million deaths.
Tom Samaras' News
A new paper was published in the Indian Heart Journal providing data showing that short people have the lowest risk for heart disease if they keep their weight low and eat a plant-based diet.
A new article by Tom was recently published (10/20/2014) in Policy Innovations (Published by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, which was found by Andrew Carnegie in 1914). The article is entitled: