Ancient Dietary Wisdom - Recently Discovered!
A look toward early beginnings of both human and earliest Homo ancestors and how we originally nourished ourselves - absolutely free of every conceivable "processed food", dietary dictate as well as religious dietary laws!
Date: 7/27/2018 6:03:13 AM ( 5 mon ) ... viewed 171 times
July 27, 2018 -
"... in 1999, 2.5-million-year-old stone-tool cut marks on animal fossils were reported from the Bouri site in Ethiopia, along with percussion marks made on bones when early humans smashed them open with stones to retrieve the nutritious marrow inside. Even with this new evidence, though, the correlation persisted, and this package of new traits—larger brains, stone toolmaking, and meat eating—still seemed to emerge in our earliest Homo ancestors around 2.3–2.5 million years ago.
Making tools almost certainly helped toolmakers survive. Toolmaking would have facilitated access to a wider range of foods and the ability to process those foods more intensively or efficiently, likely making them more palatable and yielding more calories. In the case of meat and marrow eating, toolmaking would have opened up new sources of food higher in protein, fat, and calories than many other foods available in African savanna landscapes."
Inspired by the following to search the above: "... I was reading Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Harari, PhD, and the book states that the first tools used by Homo sapiens were for the purpose of cutting animal bones to retrieve the marrow." -
“The first evidence for tool production dates from about 2.5 million years ago, and the manufacture and use of tools are the criteria by which archaeologists recognize ancient humans.”
I'm looking forward to adding more "Ancient Dietary Wisdom" here!
 “Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind” By: Yuval Noah Harari
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