Different animals have evolved to eat different types of food. Humans are omnivores, which means that we have evolved to eat both meat and vegetables. Being able to eat a wider selection of food means we are more likely to survive should food become scarce for some reason.
Modern diets tend to have a high content of chemicals and other ingredients that make it harder for us to digest food. Natural, fresh foods, however, tend to be easier for us to digest and this means we can absorb maximum nutrition from them.
Here is a look at some of the foods that humans find easiest to digest.
Easy To Digest Food #1: Nuts
Nuts have been a part of our diets long before we started living in towns and cities. Our ancestors would have been eating nuts for long before we evolved as humans. As such, we have had a long time to evolve to eat them, so they are among the easiest foods for us to digest.
Nuts are a very good source of fats and oils. That is, the healthy type of fats and oils. Nuts are also a good source of other vitamins and minerals and also omega-3 fatty acids, which help promote a healthy brain. Not only are they easy to digest, but they also help give a boost to our immune system.