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Caitlin Gallagher

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Humans Are Hooked on Meat. But Do We Really Need It?

The truth could be more complicated.

In this modern age of information, the inundation of often-conflicting health research can make sorting fact from fiction a mind-boggling task. Yet one thing is certain: humans from cultures across the globe generally love meat. In Meathooked: The History and Science of Our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession with Meat, Marta Zaraska sets out to explore this global phenomenon and “identify all the hooks that make meat a food that humans don't want to easily give up.”

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