Cynthia Larbey from the University of Cambridge says “Starch diet isn’t something that happens when we started farming, but rather, is as old as humans themselves. The study was based on the unique discovery of burnt food from hearths at Klasies River Cave in South Africa
Sarah Wurz, Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa said “Early human beings followed a balanced diet and that they were ecological geniuses, able to exploit their environments intelligently for suitable foods and perhaps medicines”
The research published in the journal of Human Evolution states that humans began cooking the starchy plants 120,000 years ago.
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The findings say that by amalgamating cooked roots with fats along with the fish proteins the communities were able to gain the capacities of a ecological intelligence 120000 years ago. The evidences found at the Klasies River show that humans living in that time period looked like a modern being yet stronger and healthier.
The healthiest potato among the different verities of potatoes being grown around the world is the sweet potato consisting health benefiting nutrients. This starchy tuber helps to increase body’s metabolism, serves weight loss, contains a strong anti oxidant vitamin C and boots body immunity
The favorite sweet potato has a lot to benefit the potato lovers and was in the daily diet of the ancient muscular human community which makes them the sturdy community.