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Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Raw Food Roots: Researchers Say First Europeans Were Raw Foodies

Waking Times: Maybe prehistoric man didn’t know that heating food could destroy its nutrients and natural enzymes, but it turns out earliest man and woman were raw foodists.

Even modern medical doctors, including a former Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop agrees that our modern diet (the Standard American Diet) is responsible for cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. After studying the dental plaque of 1.2-million-year-old hominin, the earliest recorded human species, recovered by a research team in Sima del Elefante in northern Spain, it was determined that our ancestors didn’t cook their food.

It could be argued that human beings didn’t discover fire until 350,000 years ago, though this is contested by researchers, but whatever the reason, 1.2 million years ago, food consumed was largely raw meat from animals, uncooked starch granules indicating consumption of grasses, pollen grains from a species of pine, insect fragments and a possible fragment of a toothpick, here and there...read more>>>...