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Throughout the human lineage, both the gut and the brain have been composed of metabolically expensive tissue—that is, they require a disproportionate amount of energy to function properly. According to one theory, as the human brain evolved to be bigger the gut had to shrink, to leave more energy available for the brain.

Meat-Eating: Evolution of Our Brain and Gut

Without the abundance of calories afforded by meat-eating, the human brain simply could not have evolved to its current form.Because gut size is correlated with diet, and small guts necessitate a diet focused on high-quality food that is easy to digest.

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The Terror of Electroshock Treatment

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A couple years ago I read a book about how women used to be given electro-shock treatment for their ‘hysteria’ and assumed that those terrible days were over decades ago so I was very interested in this article about how electroshock treatment has had a revival and is now being used with even higher voltage than in the ‘good ole days’.

Excerpts taken from:

Think They Don’t Electroshock People Anymore?

Think Again–Even toddlers and pregnant women are being shocked

By Dr. John Breeding, author of The Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses