What’s the “Natural” Human Diet?


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  • My low carb taught me to eat broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, peppers and salad.  Yes, there is also meat, and being from WI, cheese.  However, it was a swap from rice, potato, noodles and bread for lots of veggies.

  • Um, I have a newsflash for you: you would die a lot more quickly of protein deficiency than you would from scurvy. Also, we are not great apes. They might be our closest genetic relative, but we're very different species.

    I'll leave this here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/sorry-vegans-eating-meat-and-cooking-food-is-how-humans-got-their-big-brains/2012/11/26/3d4d36de-326d-11e2-bb9b-288a310849ee_story.html

    But a particularly interesting part is this: "One study, published last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, examined the brain size of several primates. For the most part, larger bodies have larger brains across species. Yet humans have exceptionally large, neuron-rich brains for our body size, while gorillas — three times as massive as humans — have smaller brains with one-third the neurons. Why?

    The answer, it seems, is the gorillas’ raw, vegan diet (devoid of animal protein), which requires hours upon hours of eating to provide enough calories to support their mass."

    But, you know, go on thinking that the Lakota were following the bison herds so they can find their prized broccoli feeding grounds.

  • That's been our diet for 2.5 million years, but humans have been raping each other  for maybe about a millions of years,so yeah the 2.5 million year thing doesn't excuse eating meat.

  • Ok, So what's your solution? You've given me a bunch of credible facts, but how much greenery should we be eating? How should I implement this healthier diet into my western lifestyle? Don't raise the issue without providing a reasonable solution. This video just serves to give me anxiety when I go to eat my next meal.

  • You should do a video about cancer after the diagnosis, prognosis and antioxidants. There is at least a paper that suggests a worse prognosis with a high content in antioxidants and prostate cancer

  • Bwaa-haa-ha,,, the screw up is in his claim that humans have the same, unchanged physiological digestive systems… WRONG… we don't have the JAWS to properly digest that GreatApe diet that he insists is our best… with its paltry 600 mg of C

    So go out and get yourself a masticating 'juicer' and put all that herbacious stuff in there b.c otherwise you won't get the benefit from the apes' diet… heck, even carrots don't release all their great resources unless they're masticated… MILD cooking releases more than just raw and un-masticated… but apes don't cook so that further deviates from the ape's example…..

    Evolution doesn't always produce your best chances and opportunities, it's just a gamble and humans managed to survive but WITH POOR HEALTH,,unlike the wild animals ALL OF WHOM PRODUCE ASCORBATE (vitamin C) USING THE GLUCOSE IN THEIR DIETS… LIKE GOATS, about our size on average, with a normal calm day's production of 13,000mg (not the FDAs 100mg rotfl)… that's why they don't get heart disease, that's why their mommas don't suffer as humans at birthing…

    Furthermore, those goats and other wild ones, can RAMP up that C-production to TEN TIMES THAT 'NORM' IN A CRISIS… yet humans are precluded from getting C (preservative free) even in the EMT scene, the ER or ICU either… thanks to the FDA who makes the rules for preservative-free C from the COMPOUNDING PHARMACIES that the FDA wants to crush..

    But don't worry, the rest of creation that makes its own C to crisis levels when needed will be the only survivors from when ALL THE FOOLS BUILDING *uranium* NUCLEAR REACTORS (to get easy WMD) THAT WILL ULTIMATELY FAIL WHEN THEIR GREEDY OWNERS FACE THE COST OF REHAB FOR DECREPIT 50 YR OLD NUKES… as we have seen who manages to get along in the forests around Chernobyl… wild animals, NOT HUMANS…..

  • Apart from the human aspect of natural diet im not "not vegan" or vegetarian, our food supply today is so contaminated both meat and veg, early humans did not have to worry about that as much as long as they were not eating animals that were dead very long. I hate how veg and meat folks argue amongst one another were all the same people trying to find the path to a good life don't hate on each other

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  • Yeah this disproves the whole finding fire and cooking food and meat so our brains got bigger then those of the gorillas and apes.

    Next video GREGER will disprove the big bang because it doesn't conform with the vegan ideas!

  • Back to the evolution thing. That's where your theory falls flat. Evolution is a hypothesis. It cannot be proven, at least in the lifetime of a single person, or for that matter, in all of recorded human history. Trying to use that theory / hypothesis to prove the paleo or plant diet is ridiculous. How about what works while we we're alive today?

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth .

  • human diet depended on the climatic situation where they lived!! Not many vegetables or fruits in the northern hemisphere! Only few months of the year! We are still here!!

  • We evolved to walk not to stay on trees to eat fruits and plants we developed feet to run and hunt shut your dumbassess self's veganism was created in the 1940s no one has ever been pure vegan dumbassess

  • Stupid argument, animals develop the ability to synthesis vitamin c due to them eating close to the soil. High amount of iron is ingested which requires extraordinary amount of vitamin c to neutralize the harmful and oxidative effects of high iron in diet, that’s why ruminants like cows and goats produces the most vitamin c while other animals just a small amount of it. It has been proven in the human DNA that our ancestors used to have the ability to synthesise vitamin c as well but that ability was lost as our diet changed and we ate our food much cleaner. This channel has been spreading a lot of lies.

  • Humans need meat. Period. The only reason we have our big expensive brain is from eating eggs, fish, bugs, and other hunted meat. Humans mostly lived on fruit, vegetables, nuts, mushrooms, bugs, and other foraged foods. But sometimes they would get lucky and find eggs, or catch a fish or a hunt would go well and they could share the meat with the tribe. This helped boost our intelligence to the level it is today. Look at what happen when you lack the vitamin B12. You can ONLY get that from an animal product. We suffer without it.

    And don't bother arguing supplements with me. I honestly considered living on nothing but potatoes and supplements but remembered that if I have to supplement for ANY vitamin then it's not natural or healthy. Do you think nomadic tribes just went to the store and bought some B12 vitamin? No. They earned that B12 through animals or bugs.

    And I don't care about being vegan because of the environment or animal cruelty. Go eat hunted meat and find someone who has chickens in their yard. You can't tell me those animals are abused. Spoiler alert: businesses will find a way to ruin the world no matter what people are eating. Look up the video, "10 ways vegans are ruining the wirld." Cashew slavery and murder over avocados. Unless you're going to be a hypocrite and tell me those human lives mean less to you then animal ones. And almonds are ruining California.

    The ONLY diet I have ever seen that makes sense in my brain is the Mediterranean diet. It goes like this:

    Majority of food consumed: Fruits and vegetables

    I can eat a small amount of dairy every day so I have one scoop of plain Greek yogurt with berries and 1/4 cup of whole oats, cinnamon and nutmeg.

    Eat fish at least twice a week. I mix tuna with apple and a handful of walnuts. I also add one teaspoon of EVOO to keep the apple from browning.

    I can have a lean meat (chicken, turkey, etc) once a week. I had chicken breast, avocado, tomatoes, and cucumber on a whole wheat tortilla.

    You can have red meat rarely and processed sweets even more rarely.

    This is in line with human evolution. I try to stay away from processed foods as much as possible but I'm not going to completely obsess over it. Think of what you will about my diet but it's better then me living off of tv dinners. I'm trying to lose weight and get healthier, not go on a holy crusade.

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