This is Why Humans Aren’t Omnivores (or Herbivores)

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This is Why Humans Aren’t Omnivores (or Herbivores)

In this episode you’ll learn:
🥩🌿 Why humans aren’t omnivores OR herbivores 😱
🐒 What we are instead 😉

#vegan #vegans #omnivores #veganism #herbivores #plantbased #why

References
– Anatomical features of plant eaters versus meat eaters: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1312295/
– Mammalian herbivores have dichromatic vision (are color blind): https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-42096-7_8#:~:text=While%20most%20large%20mammalian%20herbivores,their%20hue%2C%20saturation%2C%20contrast%2C
– Trichromatic vision is advantageous for frugivores: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5873837/
– Hominids ate exclusively plants for 95% of our evolution
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM198501313120505
https://journals.lww.com/epidem/fulltext/2006/03000/the_garden_of_eden__plant_based_diets,_the_genetic.3.aspx
*Evolutionary timeline ends at 11,000 years ago due to the agricultural revolution*
– Meat comprised 3% of Paleolithic diets
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482457/#:~:text=Plants%20%2D%20These%20included%20tubers%2C%20seeds,process%20and%20cook%20these%20foods.
– Humans evolved big brains from eating cooked starch: https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2021655118
https://core.ac.uk/reader/191983512?utm_source=linkout
– Preferred source of energy for the human brain is glucose:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3900881/
https://hms.harvard.edu/news-events/publications-archive/brain/sugar-brain#:~:text=Glucose%2C%20a%20form%20of%20sugar,sugar%20energy%20in%20the%20body.
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2021655118
– The human brain can run on ketones during prolonged fasting (or famine): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7699472/

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🐷Produced by Vegan FTA
🎥Written and directed by Emma Schwarz, Veganography
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00:00 – Introduction
00:47 – Silver Bullet
01:31 – Plant Eaters vs Meat Eaters
02:25 – Omnivores
02:54 – Trichromatic Vision
03:43 – Evolutionary Timeline
04:25 – Glucose
06:07 – Cooking
06:39 – Comparing Species
07:12 – Ketones
07:33 – Conclusion

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