Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [AAT] Island of The Blue Dolphins Archeology

Expand Messages
  • Marc Verhaegen
    Yes, sad. Our Western diet would have given her also atheromatosis after years (heart attack, brain attack etc.). --marc
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 2, 2012
    • 0 Attachment
      Yes, sad.
      Our Western diet would have given her also atheromatosis after years
      (heart attack, brain attack etc.).

      --marc


      Op 3/11/12 02:33 schreef Heather Twist <HeatherTwist@...>:

      >One sad note about the Lone Woman article. She died shortly after eating
      >"modern" food, from dysentery. Massive diarrhea is a common issue with
      >cultures that first get exposed to European foods. Apparently she really
      >loved them, and ate them with gusto, but they made her ill and finally
      >killed her. The culprit appears to usually be wheat, which causes a rather
      >strong immune reaction in people with certain genes. So she survived all
      >those years alone on the island, apparently happy and sociable, foraging
      >for food and weapons. But couldn't handle European food.
      >
      >
      >On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Marc Verhaegen
      ><m_verhaegen@...>wrote:
      >
      >> **
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lone-woman-cave-20121027,0,318726
      >>7,
      >> full.story
      >> Interesting article, talks about food, cave shelter, survival,
      >>archeology.
      >>
      >> Yes, thanks, Gabriel.
      >>
      >> --marc
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.