The ancient Greeks were an amazing society full of incredible scientific progress. About politics, economics, and philosophy they were on the forefront of these blooming sciences. Concerning diet, however….
Sure, they did have a reasonable understanding of core principles which we’ll also go over. However, they did make so, so, so many mistakes that just seem ridiculous today.
Resources and studies:
Celsus C (1935) On Medicina, Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge. Mass:
Harvard University Press, USA.
Galen C (2003) On the Properties of Foodstuوٴs (De alimentorum
facultatibus). In: O Powell (Edn) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,
Sweet WE (1987) Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece. Oxford
University Press, UK.
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