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Discount life insurance for vegetarians

Vegetarians are to be rewarded for their healthier lifestyle with discount life insurance rates from Animal Friends Insurance, the not-for-profit insurance agency.

AFI is offering first year discount of 25 per cent on life insurance rates, with its Vegetarian Term Life policy, underwritten by Liverpool Victoria. AFI says it will donate all of its profits to animal welfare groups and animal rescue projects.

AFI founding director Elaine Fairfax says: “Epidemiological evidence indicates that vegetarians suffer less from chronic disease but the insurance industry has not yet recognised this.”

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