What do you think is man originally vegetarian or non-vegetarian? Do you think to eat flesh can affect the way

What do you think is man originally vegetarian or non-vegetarian? Do you think to eat flesh can affect the way of ethic and health too?

I think man is originally vegetarian but due to some reason like scarcity of vegetable he has to eat flesh. Because if you would study of biology you would see there are differences between vegetarian and non-vegetarian animal in their shape of jaws, teeth, nails and intestine and in their power of digestive system also. . ,

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  • ÜFÖ
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    1 decade ago
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    I think that humans were originally vegetarian based on the shape of the jaws and teeth. Also I have heard that eating beef contributes to colon cancer.

  • 1 decade ago

    I believe humans have always been omnivors - eating both meat and vegetables. Remember that we have survived many different climatic eras and that we were always smart enough to have enough food to survive by adapting to what was available. We evolved able to digest both animal and plant matter, the fact we have incisors is an indication that we probably ate meat from almost the beginning. It is true that people in the US eat too much meat on the average, but a small amount of the 'right kind' of meat is actually necessary for a healthy system according to many nutritionists. our closest cousins, the great apes and chimpanzes are both meat and plant eaters, although they eat much more plant than meat material.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Humans evolved from an omnivorous ancestor that ate both meat and plants. If they were totally vegetarian the digestive system would be quite different. Same thing for totally carnivorous. The digestive system of a human evolved to handle both meat and veggies. Eat a well balanced diet.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Man was born a vegetarian, destined to eat fruits, roots and vegetables. Hence non-vegetarianism is against the canon of nature.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think man was originally an omnivore. If you're going to go by biology, then you can't ignore the way we break down food. Herbivores have enzymes that allow them to break down the cell walls in plants, thereby enabling them to get the greatest nutritional value from plants. Human beings do not have this enzyme, so to think that we originally were vegetarian goes against biology. Why would we have originally subsisted on foodstuffs that we aren't biologically able to get the full nutritional value of?

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  • 1 decade ago

    I think man has always eaten both and there always seems to be some kind of health issue if we only stick to vegetables such as low muscle development, soft tooth enamel, gastral intestinal problems etc. I believe in Creation and God gave Adam and Eve fruits and vegetables to eat, as well as livestock even before the fall. Before the fall, there was no need for sacrifice, and no other reason to HAVE lifestock other than to eat it.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    We are meant to be vegetarians. But that was when we were first created in a perfect world. Since sin has entered into the world, we can no longer subside off of a vegetarian diet.

    So to answer your question, no, eating flesh cannot affect the Way. The Bible even warns of false prophets who will tell you it is wrong to eat meat.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I think man was originally made to eat fruits, vegetables, and flesh. Of course... let's not forget how>>> in moderation. America knows no such thing and that's why our health becomes affected because we don't eat balanced meals the way we should. We are always in a hurry and trying to make meals faster and easier so we loose out on lots of vitamins that the human body needs to survive in a healthy manner. Too, let's not forget that now we have too much pestisides in our fruits and veggies and we have too much steroids in our meats. Our eating habbits are way off scale and our health pays for it. Grant it... not all Americans eat this way but that's because it takes lots of dicipline. Our eating 'disorders' have become a way of our society.. we go, go, go and don't really pay attention to what we stuff in our mouths until it's too late. Things must be eaten in moderation!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Yes, there are differences... Vegetarian animals have a much more powerful digestive system than carnivores... or man.

    Vegetarian diets are the leading cause of mental retardation on the planet. There are substances necessary for good development of humans which are very scarce in vegetarian cuisine.

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