What were ancient people eating?

People nowadays think that we always have been eating meat... Why would we have been eating meat? There were no ridiculous dietiticians saying : You need to eat meat. A vegan diet is deficient".  People were rarely eating meat. It wasn't convenient at all to hunt and try to store meat, there were no fridge and freezer. On the other hand, preparing and eating sprouted/cooked cereals, grains, etc was easy and practical. The coutune to make bread is thousands of years old, and it was the base of the diet of many nations. For others it was rice.  

Video about the ancient vegetarian diet:
"Famous Vegetarians: from Buddha to the Beatles" - Rynn Berry"

It also talks about Hitler, his falonny vegetarianism. Hitler: nor vegetarian nor animal lover. His favorite dish was a carnivorous dish consisting of pigeon, with the tongue and everything, stuffed with eggs and dairies !


Gladiators Actually Fat Vegetarians

"Tests performed on bits of bone taken from the skeletons of some 70 gladiators buried at Ephesus seem to prove that they ate mainly barley, beans and dried fruit," said Karl Grosschmidt, a forensic doctor who took part in the study by Austria's institute of archeology.
"This diet, which has been mentioned in the oral history, is rather sad but it gave the gladiators a lot of strength even if it made them fat," he said.

He (Kanz) believes that because some gladiators fought with little more than their bare hands, they could have "cultivated layers of fat to protect their vital organs from the cutting blows of their opponents."


It has also been demonstrated, by analizing the DNA of proteins found in fossilised excrements of different prehistoric ages, that our ancestors, of different eras and places, were eating mostly plant-based foods. In fact, most proteins found are from crushed nuts, seeds, shoots, roots, grains and vegetables, with very little or usually no traces of animal proteins. This discovery changed completely the way scientists and anthropologists see our ancestors, and therefore us.

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