Meat-based diet research

Last update: 9 November 2020

This is a list human experimental evidence on animal foods-only diets. If you know of any more, please send them to me (I’m sure you can find my contact info).

  1. McClellan WS, Du Bois EF. Clinical calorimetry XLV. Prolonged meat diets with a study of kidney function and ketosis. J Biol Chem 87:651-668, 1930.4
  2. Walter S. McClellan, Virgil R. Rupp, and Vincent Toscani. CLINICAL CALORIMETRY: XLVI. PROLONGED MEAT DIETS WITH A STUDY OF THE METABOLISM OF NITROGEN, CALCIUM, AND PHOSPHORUS. J. Biol. Chem. 1930 87: 669-.
  3. David LA, Maurice CF, Carmody RN, et al. Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome. Nature. 2014;505(7484):559-563. doi:10.1038/nature12820
  4. Capacity for Moderate Exercise in Obese Subjects after Adaptation to a Hypocaloric, Ketogenic Diet. Stephen D. Phinney, Edward S. Horton, Ethan A. H. Sims, John S. Hanson, Elliot Danforth Jr., Betty M. Lagrange Published November 1, 1980. Citation Information: J Clin Invest. 1980;66(5):1152-1161. https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI109945.
  5. Torrey, John C., and Elizabeth Montu. β€œThe Influence of an Exclusive Meat Diet on the Flora of the Human Colon.” The Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 49, no. 2, 1931, pp. 141–176. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/30081508. Accessed 9 Nov. 2020.
  6. CLINICAL CALORIMETRY: XLVII. PROLONGED MEAT DIETS WITH A STUDY OF THE RESPIRATORY METABOLISM. Walter S. McClellan, Henry J. Spencer, Emil A. Falk, and With the technical assistance of G. F. Soderstrom. J. Biol. Chem. 1931 93: 419-.
  7. Defects of Pemmican as an Emergency Ration for Infantry Troops, Nutrition Reviews, Volume 3, Issue 10, October 1945, Pages 314–315, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.1945.tb08500.x