We're omnivores. We function best in balance with vegetation and animal protein and fat. Most, if not all, problems with meat today is related to the quality of the meat - whcih from the big biz feedlot corps is abyssmal to say the least. Check out what farms like White Oaks are doing. All natural, grass-fed, hormone free animals raised on the serengheti model, slaughtered very humanely and in small numbers. This is how we're suppsoed to eat.