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 »

Aztecs used chinampas, or long, narrow man-made islands built on the shallow lakes of Central Mexico, for their most intensive farming. The Encyclopaedia Britannica states that these chinampas provided fertile, dedicated... More »

The Aztecs adapted to their surrounding environment in several ways, including making floating gardens to enable agricultural production on water surfaces, building canoes and creating dikes. The Aztecs lived in a swampy... More »

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 »