Preventing Nutritional Deficiencies

Preventing Nutritional Deficiencies

Since the dawn of time, human beings have known that they need to eat food to be able to survive, because it’s by eating food that we gain our strength. In other words, food is our source of energy. Just like a car needs gas, we need to eat food to fuel our body. But […]

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4.  Kevin Ahern’s Biochemistry – Protein Structure I

4. Kevin Ahern’s Biochemistry – Protein Structure I

Professor Kevin Ahern: How’s everybody doing? You’re doing better than I am, huh? Okay, so we are moving our way through protein structure and one of the things I wanted to say something about, there’s a couple of things about amino acids I didn’t finish saying something about, so I’d like to make sure that […]

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What If You Only Ate Meat?

What If You Only Ate Meat?

2.5 million years ago we first began to eat meat. Prior to that our ancestors ate a vegan diet of berries and flowers and only when early hominins began to eat more seeds and nuts, therefore taking in higher levels of fat and less fiber did our bodies begin to adapt to handle meat. But […]

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Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

When our vegetarian ancestors started eating meat around two million years ago, it wasn’t just because animals taste great, it was pure necessity. Climate change made many of the plants our ancestors relied on less available and meat bridged that gap. From the discovery of fire at the latest, meat became a staple of the […]

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