Biology

Evolutionary Adaptations to Meat-Eating in Humans

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Abstract Humans have eaten meat since the dawn of the Homo genus around 2.6 million years ago. This article reviews the myriad of genetic, physiological, morphological, and nutritional adaptations in humans to eating meat. Literature reviews will be conducted on research involving the effects of vitamin B12, fatty acids and amino acids, haem absorption, meat-adaptive […]