Put Away Your Protein Shake—Drink Ashes Instead!
New research has shown that Roman Gladiators consumed a drink made of the
ashes of plants in order to supplement their diet of grains and beans.
It was thought that consuming the ashes would promote bone healing, which
this research has initially proven true with high levels of strontium
in the bones of an unearthed Gladiator from the 2
nd or 3
rd Century, BC.
So, would you give up your berry-flavored supplement for plant ash after
a dirty gym workout?
Yeah, we wouldn’t either. Read more below: