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

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

In 1991, German tourists discovered a human body that was later determined to be the oldest naturally preserved ice mummy, known as Otzi or the Iceman. Now, researchers who have conducted the first in-depth analysis of the Iceman's stomach contents offer a rare glimpse of our ancestor's ancient dietary habits. Among other things, their findings show that the Iceman's last meal was heavy on the fat.

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