What did our ancestors eat? Which foods made them thrive and which caused disease? And why did the ancient Egyptians suffer from the same diseases as modern man does – despite eating a perfectly “healthy” whole grain, low-fat diet?
Dr. Michael Eades gives answers to all these questions in this interesting historical talk.
Watch the full 41-minute presentation on our member pages, including captions and transcript:
Table of contents
1:21 Modern medicine vs anthropology
4:26 Expensive tissue hypothesis – determining what we ate
12:21 Stable isotope analysis – determining what we ate
18:21 Agriculturalists vs hunter-gatherers
28:34 What the ancient Egyptians ate
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