Gorillas are big, strong, hairy, and practically vegan. Likewise, humans thrive on plant-based diets
The Internet is buzzing with dietary advice. Much of it is nonsense that is coming from the food industry. In Where Do Gorillas Get Their Protein? Laurie Endicott Thomas explains that the truth about nutrition is simple. Human beings are built to run on starches. A low-fat, high-fiber, high-carbohydrate diet is the simple solution to many serious chronic health problems. It helps you lose weight. It prevents heart attacks. It reverses type 2 diabetes. It reduces the risk of many cancers. It can even help to prevent or reverse autoimmune diseases, such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis.