Evidently our gut is specialized for eating meat, not for eating plants. In and by Nature, we are obligate carnivores. NOTE there is a decimal mistake at 28:10. The gorilla's food provides 83 kcal per 100 g DRY WEIGHT which is 83 kcal per Kg FRESH WEIGHT (because their food is 90% water). Thus they would have to eat ~36 kg (not 364) food daily to get 3000 kcal if they did not have microbes in their guts converting fiber to fats. The microbial fermentation reduces this to ~18 kg food per day. In comparision the typical human consumes only...
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