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Is cannibalism a healthy diet?

Is Cannibalism A Healthy Diet?


For those of you who are into trying outrageous diets, we're here to tell you can definitely skip cannibalism. Not just because you'd probably end up in a cage wearing a muzzle and your only friend is Jodie Foster... but there's also the calories to consider.

A lecturer on human origins at a University in England told Popular Science that eating an entire human body would probably supply you with 81,500 calories ‚ that's roughly 40 times the recommended daily value. But, like anything else, it's all about portion control.

Your buddy's arm would be about 1,800 calories. While their leg might supply a little more than 7,000 calories.The lungs and liver would yield around 1,500 ...and the brain and spinal cord add up to 2,700 calories. And their heart - 2,200 calories. So you can definitely get your daily caloric intake, but it wouldn't give you much variety in your diet. As for the nutritional breakdown... About half the calories in people meat is made up of a fatty tissue, so it might be a bit hard to get lean with that ratio. Not to mention consuming red meat has been linked to an increased risk of cancer and heart failure.

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JOHN LYNN TERRY July 12 2014 at 9:46 AM

Dear Management of AOL:

Istead of this gross and disgusting article, why not report real news.
Now while this is a gross and disgusting topic, there are other things you could be reporting, like all the children being born in Europe who have what is called Chernobyl Heart. Babies and young children with holes in their hearts due to the radiation released from the Reactor which blew up.
Then there are all the horrible birth defects with children who were born with their brais outside of their skulls, or with missing limbs, twisted and distorted limbs, no eyes or eyes where they are not supposed to be.

You could show pictures which would be far more gross that people eating human fles like you wrote here.

OR, HOW ABOUT a recent report on FUKUSHIMA where three reactors have melted and the molten fuel is burning into the earth and that they do not even know where the huge radioactive blobs are and have now way to retrieve them, can not approach them and pouring radiation into the sea.

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cherylhaass July 12 2014 at 9:41 AM

DISGUSTING! Who would even want to know this information? The taboo against cannibalism is very deeply imprinted in our psyches, and for good reason.

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Del July 12 2014 at 9:44 AM

What is wrong with you people that you would even submit such garbage report.

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JOHN LYNN TERRY July 12 2014 at 9:26 AM

It would appear that this writer is aware of the United Nations Agenda 21 which discusses recycling the dead for food.

It is obvious that there are many things occuring world wide which is going to cause a lot of sickness and death.

We have Fukushima in Japan which is spewing hundreds of tons or radioactive water and steam into the Pacific Ocean and into the air which falls on us as rain, polutes the fish with high levels of radiation.
Like the tuna which was caught off California's coast just a few months after March 2011.

I must say however, that this type of writing is kind of sick and I wonder what type of person would write such an article?

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chuckiesbride101 July 12 2014 at 11:18 AM

disgusting, gross, sickening.........

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bluebyrdbath July 12 2014 at 11:34 AM

The fact that this topic was considered appropriate is another indication of how far our culture has devolved. It is firmly in the grip of people who have complete antipathy towards western civilization and its values. This is occuring everywhere at every level.
Now that we know the people at the helm are essentially insane, isn't it time to seize the wheel before we all perish?
Wake up from your denial and see what is really happening.

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Madeline bluebyrdbath July 12 2014 at 1:11 PM

Right on. I don't know about insane. What's going on today, at least in the U.S., is being done, and backed by, "creatures" who are methodically destroying the post-WW II U.S. May not really be nuts, but at least to some of us, it is world-class Evil!

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Mike July 12 2014 at 10:50 AM

Soylent Green anyone??....disgusting subject..

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petbirdpro July 12 2014 at 11:17 AM

Typical AOL (owned by Arianna Huffington and Huffington Post) perverted trash stemming from desperate bent toward sensationalism.

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patrick petbirdpro July 12 2014 at 3:47 PM

I wish Arianna Huffington would sell to some one who would make AOL a money making buisness, not a propaganda machine for loser liberals !!

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SheShe July 12 2014 at 11:12 AM

And to top it off they put that disgusting picture..Sick world we live in.

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andallthatjazz013 SheShe July 12 2014 at 11:36 AM

THink BBQ sauce

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ronferenz July 12 2014 at 11:50 AM

I find this very disturbing. We dont need to have this type of activity displayed in front of children let alone people. The editor shopuld be ashamed of himself. This is not "normal" at all. I find this very disturbing. And I intend to report it. This seems to be a great format to educate tomorrows killers and cannibals. What kind of place do we live in when this is tolerated. You should be ashamed of yourselves

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tazgadon ronferenz July 12 2014 at 12:10 PM

We live in a place that's apparently going down the tubes...the world is changing and there are a growing number of violent, self-serving sick individuals who want what they want, when they want it and don't care how they get it, what were witnessing is the people in the disaster movies that horde all the supplies and food, and kill and eat people without a conscience, hence the person who wrote this article is that personality type.

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