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penguinz
09-16-2008, 10:42 AM
According to a new study, vegetarians and vegans are six times more likely to suffer from brain shrinkage than meat eaters.

The link was discovered after scientists at Oxford University ran memory tests, physical checks and brain scans on 107 people between the ages of 61and 87, and then retested them five years later.

Researchers speculate the loss of brain mass in vegetarians and vegans is due to a deficiency of Vitamin B12, which is found in meat, fish and eggs. This type of brain atrophy is linked to Alzheimer's Disease and other cognitive failings.

The decision to eat meat is often attacked by veggies, but it now seems as though these kinds of affronts may just be a product of small-mindedness. Regardless, we fully support continued naked protestation.

http://www.asylum.com/2008/09/15/a-vegertarian-diet-shrinks-the-brain/

tooge
09-16-2008, 11:05 AM
That is why Tony G has stayed with the chiefs for the past 10 years.

kstater
09-16-2008, 11:10 AM
To be a vegetarian, you must have a small brain to begin with.

chasedude
09-16-2008, 12:12 PM
I've always liked getting a little head from vegan chics.

Lzen
09-16-2008, 12:35 PM
This explains a lot.

Simply Red
09-16-2008, 12:37 PM
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SBK
09-16-2008, 12:43 PM
Is the brain shrunk after eating this way, or before? Or is it both?

Braincase
09-16-2008, 01:20 PM
Riposte!
http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=191614

Silock
09-16-2008, 02:53 PM
I don't know why they would think it wouldn't be bad, considering it was the ability to eat meat that grew our ancestors' brains and allowed us to take a huge evolutionary leap/advantage over competing groups of early humans.

Redrum_69
09-16-2008, 02:55 PM
That is why Tony G has stayed with the chiefs for the past 10 years.



HOLY SHIT

:eek::clap::eek:

penguinz
09-16-2008, 04:02 PM
Riposte!
http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=191614Mine has replies and yours doesn't. Therefore your thread never happened. :D

irishjayhawk
09-16-2008, 04:10 PM
I don't know why they would think it wouldn't be bad, considering it was the ability to eat meat that grew our ancestors' brains and allowed us to take a huge evolutionary leap/advantage over competing groups of early humans.

Yep. But that's also why an 80-90% vegetarian diet is optimal. With the meat portions being mostly chicken and fish.

Tactical Funky
09-16-2008, 04:18 PM
Yep. But that's also why an 80-90% vegetarian diet is optimal. With the meat portions being mostly chicken and fish.
That's about what my diet consists of, and I'm one smart motherlicker! :hmmm:

Silock
09-16-2008, 04:22 PM
Yep. But that's also why an 80-90% vegetarian diet is optimal. With the meat portions being mostly chicken and fish.

I disagree with 80-90%. That's not nearly enough protein, IMO.

Skip Towne
09-16-2008, 04:40 PM
We must have a lot of vegetarians on this board.

irishjayhawk
09-16-2008, 04:49 PM
I disagree with 80-90%. That's not nearly enough protein, IMO.

You'd be surprised. Actually, you'd be REALLY surprised.

jjchieffan
09-16-2008, 05:13 PM
I guess what they say is right you are what you eat. Eat all vegetables, and someday, you just may be one.

I'm a meatatarian. It's a personal choice. You have to be committed to it. :ROFL:


I was going to post the commercial, but couldn't find it. I'm sure you all have seen it anyway.

alanm
09-16-2008, 06:38 PM
This explains a lot.
It explains California and San Francisco in particular.