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Humans, rodents and diet - a critique

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by MeSci, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    Full text here.
     
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    ahmo Senior Member

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    (Bold emphasis added by me)
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    barbc56 Senior Member

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    Anyone able to access the letters and comments?

    Barb
     
  4. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow Revolting Peasant

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    That will compound the problem but if you took wild type brown rats, which are omnivorous but prefer grain, and feed them the following diet, I don't think we would be surprised if they got fat.
    In the same way if you take cattle, whose natural food source is grass and leaves, and feed them grain, they get fat.

    All that studies like this - and beef farming - really tell us is that if you feed an animal a diet they have not evolved to eat, it may well affect their weight. They will be malnourished.
     
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    jimells Senior Member

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    How scientific of him that ideas are more persuasive than, ummm, what's the word? oh yeah, "evidence"...
     
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