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What did people in ancient china eat?

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October 04, 2012 6:51PM

Depends on where they lived. Near to water, fish; inland, fowl and swine. In the South, the main carbohydrate was rice; in the rest of the country it was wheat, which was customarily made into noodles. One common item NOT on the Chinese diet is dairy. East Asians cannot digest milk products past infanthood.