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Evidence for a Meat-Based Diet

Evidence for a Meat-Based Diet

Is there any evidence for a meat-based diet? Let’s explore. Evidence for a Meat-Based Diet: 1.0 – Evolution Throughout human evolution, selective pressures fueled a persistent feedback loop between climate, food availability, and the advantages of a large brain. Archaeological and palaeontological evidence indicate that increased meat consumption underpinned our stunning divergence from our primate…

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What did humans evolve to eat?

What did humans evolve to eat?

What did humans evolve to eat? I discussed “What are humans designed to eat?” and revealed the most obvious “smoking gun” to answer this question – our brains. Here’s the briefing on our brains: The vast size and energy demands of the human brain required a diet that differed from that of our hominid ancestors. I’ll cover…

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