On LiveScience, Alexander Hellemans asks What Did Ancient Egyptians Really Eat?
(ISNS) -- Did the ancient Egyptians eat like us? If you're a vegetarian, tucking in along the Nile thousands of years ago would have felt just like home.Be like the Egyptians--eat more fruit and vegetables!
In fact, eating lots of meat is a recent phenomenon. In ancient cultures vegetarianism was much more common, except in nomadic populations. Most sedentary populations ate fruit and vegetables.