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February 11, 2014

     From the dawn of civilization, life in a human body has not been easy.  Meeting basic needs for clean air, clean water and non-poisonous food has been and continues to be a struggle for planet Earth’s population.  As no written records exist of the several million years prior to 4000 - 5000 BCE, life on earth for early humans can only be imagined.  Ancient human ancestors were hunters, gatherers, scavengers and foragers, dependent on insects, leftovers from the kill of beasts, or leaves, roots, flowers, bark and berries from surrounding vegetation.  Early food experiments must have involved trial and error, with any given person becoming a “guinea pig”, likely driven by intense starvation.  These experiments may have ended in a quick death, accompanied by profuse vomiting, diarrhea or bleeding, the result of acute food poisoning, or a slow, painful death accompanied by weight loss, loss of strength and loss of mind.  Slow death was the result of malnutrition or parasite, worm, fun...

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