Here are a couple links on how following Biblical principles of health can add ~10-15 years to your life (and give you many other benefits including according to CNN saving up to $2000/yr). National Geographic and Blue zones (both respected secular organizations) confirm that people who follow God’s biblical health principles (such as Adventists) are among the 4 longest living people groups on the planet. See:
http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_buettner_how_to_live_to_be_100.html (see esp. the section starting at 11:30)
It has also been reported by National Geographic:
PETA (which is not a Christian group) has NUMEROUS statistics on why meat eating is really bad for health and our world.
http://www.goveg.com/theissues.asp See especially the sublinks such as:
Health is just one of many ways that God wants you to live a life full, rich and vibrant. God says it this way:
· “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” John 10:10 (NLT)