Long believed true, the above was held as common knowledge about dear old John Wayne, our beloved Hollywood cowpoke.By the way when they did an autopsy on John Wayne (Mr. Macho himself) 40 pounds of impacted fecal matter was removed from his death inducing cancerous colon. That's because Humans are not evolved for Animal eating. Animal fats lodge in the folds and pockets of our intestines. Carnivores have smooth intestinal linings and do not have these problems.
However, it's a load of bologna! He didn't suffer from impacted fecal matter in his colon.
Read on to find out more about this myth/urban legend: