What’s the “Natural” Human Diet?





The interactive transcript could not be loaded.


Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Aug 3, 2016

What can our nutrient requirements, metabolism, and physiology tell us about what we should be eating?

Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org's free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and receive recipes developed by the NF staff that will fuel your fitness goals.

More videos on the paleo and low carb diets here:
• Paleolithic Lessons (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/paleo...)
• Low Carb Diets and Coronary Blood Flow (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/low-c...)
• Paleo Diets May Negate Benefits of Exercise (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/paleo...)
• The Problem With the Paleo Diet Argument (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-p...)
• Lead Contamination in Bone Broth (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/lead-...)
• Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/paleo...)

If you were fascinated by how we can take advantage of plant defense mechanisms, check out my videos Appropriating Plant Defenses (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/appro...) and Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/xenoh...).

How many antioxidants should we shoot for? See Minimum “Recommended Daily Allowance” of Antioxidants (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/minim...) and Antioxidant-Rich Foods With Every Meal (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/antio...).

Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats... and someone on the NutritionFacts.org team will try to answer it.

Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats.... You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgements for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics.

If you’d rather watch these videos on YouTube, subscribe to my YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_...

Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution!
-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

Image Credit: Pascal via flickr.

• Subscribe: https://www.NutritionFacts.org/subscribe
• Donate: https://www.NutritionFacts.org/donate
• How Not to Die: https://nutritionfacts.org/book
• NEW BOOK - How Not to Diet: https://nutritionfacts.org/how-not-to...
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NutritionFac...
• Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/nutrition_facts
• Instagram: https://instagram.com/nutrition_facts...
• Podcast: https://nutritionfacts.org/audio/


When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...