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by 3277 · May 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

1. As I'm researching the question about whether or not animal protein rots in the gut, I came across this really interesting (albeit somewhat gross) article about digestion:... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

There are loads of factors that go into digestibility. Heck, the most digestible diet is the SAD, where there's so much processing done that digestion is quite efficient (too efficient perhaps!) Raw foods are less digestible than cooked. Whole... (more)

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by 24412 · November 09, 2012 at 2:23 AM

I am a seaweed fiend, descended in large part from coastal Europeans, and I'm pretty sure seaweed would have made up at least some part of the diet historically. In "Primal Minds, Primal Bodies" there was a blurb about people of Japanese descent... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · September 13, 2011 at 10:11 PM

Yeah, they found that Japanpese gut bacteria had stolen a gene from some seaweed bacteria to be able to digest some special carbohydrates in seaweed. I freaking love seaweed and I wish I had that gene. The main consequence for not having it would... (more)