Blog post by Michael Eades on the relative health impacts of meat-based hunter diet vs. plant-based agricultural diet.

The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. » Nutrition and health in agriculturalists and hunter-gatherers

Quote Originally Posted by ZiR RED View Post
There's some theories that the increased calories, protein, and Omga-3 hominids got from eating game, in conjunction with the planning required to bring down big game, were as much a part of the evolution as were the changes in environment that were occurring at the time.
Yes. And Paranthropus boisei, the one human ancestor who appears to have gone down the road of vegetarianism as a primary means of nutrition, was an evolutionary dead end.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0502151343.htm