The cavemen loved their vegetables

The recent discovery of a very large amount of residue from edible plants at an archaeological site dating from about 800,000 years ago suggests that the menu of prehistoric people was much more diversified than had been thought and that plants constituted the basis of their diet. Download the column

Richard Béliveau

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Best known for their spicy taste, a study in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests that chili peppers can also slow down the progression of colon cancer by blocking certain oncogenes. Download this column