Image of the Day: Fat Friendly

In 1991, a pair of German tourists stumbled onto the remarkably well-preserved corpse of a man, frozen in the ice of the Eastern Italian Alps. The body turned out to be 5,300 years old, and Ötzi – as he's since come to be known – has taught us a lot about the Copper Age world he came from, including men's fashion of the time. The newest lesson comes from an analysis of his stomach contents, indicating an unexpectedly high-fat diet of meat interspersed with cereals and strangely, toxic bracken... Continue Reading The original Paleo Diet: Ancient Iceman's stomach contents reveal last meal Category: Science Tags: Archeology Europe Food History Ice University of Technology Sydney Related Articles: World's oldest axe fragment found in Australia Giant black granite sarcophagus unearthed in Egypt "Digital deforestation" revea

Image of the Day: Fat Friendly

The oldest-known ice mummy consumed high amounts of fat.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from The Scientist

Iceman's last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast

Mountain goat, red deer, cereal grains and a toxic fern: What our ancestors ate 5,000 years ago.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from BBC News

The original Paleo Diet: Ancient Iceman's stomach contents reveal last meal

In 1991, a pair of German tourists stumbled onto the remarkably well-preserved corpse of a man, frozen in the ice of the Eastern Italian Alps. The body turned out to be 5,300 years old, ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Gizmag

Ötzi loaded up on fatty food before he died

Thu 12 Jul 18 from ScienceNews

Ötzi the Iceman enjoyed a very high-fat diet

Stomach contents analysis of 5300-year-old mummified man reveals a heavy preference for red meat. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Cosmos Magazine

5,300-year-old Iceman's last meal reveals remarkably high-fat diet

In 1991, German tourists discovered, in the Eastern Italian Alps, a human body that was later determined to be the oldest naturally preserved ice mummy, known as Otzi or the Iceman. Now, researchers ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Ötzi the Iceman’s last meal shows how Copper Age people ate on the run

Archaeologists analyzed the mummified man's last meal down to the DNA level.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Arstechnica

Last meal of ancient 'Iceman' revealed

Thu 12 Jul 18 from FOXNews

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