Corn was the main staple food in Aztec culture, and it was combined with fruits, vegetables, beans, grains, fish, gophers, iguanas, salamanders, crayfish, insects, insect eggs, larvae and various fowl and wild game. Turk... More »

The Aztecs ate a variety of different animals including turkeys, ducks, deer, rabbit, dogs and insects. The only domesticated animals the Aztecs raised were turkeys, ducks and dogs, and these animals provided only a smal... More »

The chia plant, also known as Salvia hispanica, is a flowering plant in the mint family native to Guatemala and Mexico. History suggests that it was an important plant as a food crop for the Aztecs and Mayans just like m... More »

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The Atkins diet eliminates foods made from grains, food with added sugar, fruits and fruit juices, most dairy products, starchy vegetables, beans, peas, alcohol and nuts. As a dieter approaches his maintenance weight, he... More »

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Belted kingfishers mostly eat fish, although their diet also includes crayfish, insects and salamanders, among other small animals. Belted kingfishers live near areas that contain water, such as lakes, rivers and marshes... More »

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Foods that promote liver health include fruits, vegetables, whole grains and plant-based protein sources, such as lentils, legumes and beans, reports Everyday Health. Polyunsaturated fat sources, such as pumpkin seeds, f... More »

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The best food choices for diabetics include vegetables, fruit and lean sources of protein such as skinless poultry, fish, tofu, eggs and beans, according to WebMD. Whole grains such as brown rice, baked sweet potato, who... More »