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 […]

Read More

Agriculture and Human Nutrition

Agriculture and Human Nutrition

Humans began farming roughly 12,000 years ago by domesticating animals and cultivating the soil to produce crops. Prior to that, people were hunters and gatherers. As we discussed last week, agriculture provided an abundance of food that lead to exponential growth of the human population. Agriculture gave people time to pursue other activities. Agriculture also […]

Read More