The Evolution of Diet (Trailer)

Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient methods of subsistence for insights into how we can feed our growing global population in years to come—without overwhelming the planet.

In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures. Click here to learn more.

Click here for National Geographic's eight-month series on the future of food.