What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces

Americans tend to get about half their minimum intake of recommended daily fiber. Yet in places like rural China and Africa, they eat tons and tons of whole plant foods. Think 100 grams of fiber a day.


While some people may not love hearing this, it seems we are best suited digestively- and historically- to be frugivores. Fruit eaters. Researchers found this based on the dietary analysis of modern day hunter gather tribes and by examining fossilized feces. Old poop.

It may seem gross but our feces says a lot about who we are because it shows what we eat. And as we all know, “you are what you eat”.

Take five minutes out of your day and watch the video. You’ll be glad you did!

XO- Erin

Source: NutritionFacts.org