Baby with Animal

Humans have no biological need to eat meat

If it’s natural to eat meat, shouldn’t this baby be catching her prey with her bare teeth and hands?

We are able to thrive without eating animals; however, if we eat no plants, we die. In fact, decades of scientific evidence have demonstrated that humans have no biological need to consume flesh, eggs or dairy products. We can get all the nutrients we need on a plant based diet, without the unhealthy animal protein and cholesterol, and without inflicting needless suffering and death on billions of animals.

Before you say “But our ancestors ate meat…” Is what our ancestors ate really relevant to the very different circumstances we face today regarding our food choices and lifestyles? We are no more compelled to eat like our ancestors than we are to practice cannibalism, rape, slavery, murder, or any of the other violent traditions which are all an unfortunate part of our human legacy. “Put a human baby in a room with an apple and a rabbit. If it eats the rabbit and plays with apple, I’ll buy you a new car.” Harvey Diamond