Holistic Nutrition in History: Neanderthals Used Plants for Medicine?

Feb 21, 2023 2:57:21 PM | holistic nutrition Holistic Nutrition in History: Neanderthals Used Plants for Medicine?

Neanderthals cooked veggies and used plants for medicine. Study holistic nutrition with American College of Healthcare Sciences.

An international team of scientists from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Agriculture and Environment recently identified that Neanderthals "cooked veggies and used plants for medicine". [1]

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What does this mean to us? While much of the research about Neanderthals  describes them as primarily meat eaters, this new research suggests that they consumed far more plants than originally thought, making their diet more broad, including the use of plants for medicine.

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[1] Retrieved from: http://www.healthcanal.com/alternative-therapies/30915-Neanderthals-cooked-veggies-and-used-plants-for-medicine.html
Tracey Abell, ACHS President

Written By: Tracey Abell, ACHS President

Tracey has always had a passion for natural health and joined American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2002. Tracey has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Science in Education, specializing in Leadership in Higher Education from Capella University. She also studied massage therapy at East West College of Healing Arts and aromatherapy at ACHS. Tracey serves on the Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and as a DEAC accreditation standards evaluator, specializing in Business Standards and Title IV requirements. She is a former board member of the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. Tracey enjoys travel and has spent time throughout Europe and in Thailand, Australia, and India. She loves spending time in her garden and exploring the beautiful Pacific NW and beyond!