Diet of our ancestors: Humans have been cooking grains longer than we thought

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha discusses the latest findings on the diet of ancient human beings. These findings can completely change old theories about hunter-gatherers simply relying on meat based diets

June 28, 2021 by Newsclick

In this episode of Talking Science and Tech, Prabir Purkayastha discusses the latest findings on the diet of ancient human beings. With the help of new technology and a closer look at the tools our ancestors used, researchers have been able to determine much more about what they ate. These new findings can completely change old theories about hunter-gatherers simply relying on meat based diets.

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