Caveman Diet Secret: Less Red Meat, More Greens | LiveScience

Here’s a good reason to be vegetarian… our ancestors ate more greens than some people may think…

That image of a caveman gnawing on a hunk of bison meat may need a makeover. A new chemical analysis of modern diets suggests Stone Age humans ate less meat than thought.

The findings, published in the November issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, may explain why many archaeologists estimate that prehistoric people got most of their calories from lean meat or fish when modern humans would be literally poisoned by such a protein-heavy diet.

via Caveman Diet Secret: Less Red Meat, More Greens | LiveScience.

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