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Every single diet zealot seems to use the term 'this is how we evolved eating' in their argument to support their way of eating.

There's a couple of issues with this...
Number 1: it can not be proven or disproven to be accurate > hard to perform a recall on a Homosapien from 20,000BC.

Number 2: whether you're a vegan, keto, carnivore or other, you could all technically be correct. Which kinda makes the whole argument a bit null and void.
Where your ancestors were placed geographically would have influenced how they ate, and the changing seasons would also have a major part to play on the availability of different foods.
If you're in the Masaai in Kenya, you're a carnivore because that is what is available to you and they have probably survived that way for millennia.

If you're in the Hadza tribe in Tanzania you're an omnivore.
And according to PETA (not that they're a trusty source of non-biased information, but nevertheless), if you're in the Brokpa tribe in the Himalayas, you've been eating vegan for 5,000 years.

So what is the point?
The point is that our ancestors evolved eating whatever was available to them, wherever they were.

The majority of us now have access to whatever we want, which means we are in the privileged position to eat what we want, when we want.
This has obviously led to many problems, but it also provides the freedom to experiment.

Feel crap after eating too much meat? Eat less.

Feel crap after eating too many carbs? Eat less.

Feel crap after eating too few carbs? Eat more.

Catch my drift?
The evolutionary argument has one commonality. They all ate real food. Not processed, chemically produced food-like products.

The only ideal diet is one made up of real food. How that is balanced between different macros, or whether it is plant and/or animal-based is up to you.
One final problem with the evolutionary argument is this...

How far do you go back? We evolved from fish way back when...so what did our fish-like ancestors enjoy and flourish on?

Whatever it was, it wasn't made in a factory.
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