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Microblog: Are We Intended to Eat Some Plants?

Microblog: Are We Intended to Eat Some Plants?

Watch the clip here.

Watch the full interview here

Are we meant to eat plants?

🍒Berries and twigs have always been around. Maybe even mushrooms.

❓So are we supposed to eat plants?

There are about 390,000+ plants in the world.

🔎Yet we eat about 200 different plants.

❌As I grew up in the city, I was taught at a young age never to eat mushrooms or wild berries off a random bush.

⚠️There are more plants that are dangerous than there are safe plants for consumption.

❓So why do we think plants are the most beneficial for health?

🥩Some plants can have benefits (via hormesis) but most plants were consumed because of limited access to meats.

📚Dr. Miki Ben-Dor is a paleoanthropologist that has researched and published his findings on diet during all of human evolution.

💡And his findings suggest that plants are not optimal or ideal for optimal human health.

🍇Even the fruits in the grocery store today are not what nature intended.

📺 Full interview on YouTube with Dr. Miki Ben-Dor: https://youtu.be/c7_zBG7OAnk

🎙Full interview on podcast: https://nutritionwithjudy.buzzsprout.com/1848795/10983934-why-humans-are-carnivores-the-anthropological-case-for-fatty-meat-dr-miki-ben-for

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