European Neanderthals ate fresh seafood, which may have given their brains a boost

CNN | Mar 26, 2020 at 6:08 PM
  • Ome Neanderthals really enjoyed their surf and turf rather than mammoth steaks.
  • In fact, the amount and diversity of marine fossils found in the cave exceeds other more recent sites.
  • Some researchers believe that the introduction of seafood into the diet of early modern humans helped their cognitive development because of Omega-3 fatty acids and other brain-boosting nutrients.