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The diet of the earliest hominins was probably somewhat similar to the diet of modern chimpanzees: omnivorous, including large quantities of fruit, leaves, flowers, bark, insects and meat (e.g., Andrews & Martin 1991; Milton 1999; Watts 2008).
Eating meat is thought by some scientists to have been crucial to the evolution of our ancestors' larger brains about two million years ago. By starting to eat ...
First, even the earliest evidence of meat-eating indicates that early humans were consuming not only small animals but also animals many times larger than their ...
Jun 20, 2019 · When humans began cooking meat, it became even easier to digest quickly and efficiently, and capture those calories to feed our growing brains.
Jul 23, 2012 · Plants are what our apey and even earlier ancestors ate; they were our paleo diet for most of the last thirty million years during which our ...
Early humans were thought to have eaten meat and grains many years ago. The meat was believed to be the first food eaten by early humans because of...
Dec 5, 2016 · Early humans seem to have eaten a wide variety of vegetables and nuts, alongside delicacies such as elephant brain and fish.
Early humans were scavengers so literally they would eat anything they could get their hands on. Insects, small mammals, leftovers from kills by other animals ...
Jan 22, 2022 · Cast your imagination back 2 million years, when our early human ancestors, primitive apemen, prowled the African savannas in search of food. As ...
Apr 4, 2021 · He cited the fad Paleolithic diet, which assumes prehistoric humans ate vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meat — making those foods the most ...