an imaginative look a palaeolithic life

Palaeolithic protein powder

There really is such a thing:  protein powder aimed at paleo dieters.  Here’s a picture of it:

I don’t get it.  A diet that forbids all processed foods, yet protein that’s been highly processed to the point of being a powder that you can dissolve in water to make a meal replacement shake is allowed.   Chocolate flavoured too…

It created a whole bunch of amusing mental images…

Homo erectus chasing protein powder with pointy sticks for miles across the savannah: Homo erectus hunting protein powder

neanderthals sneaking up on unsuspecting protein powder, ready to strike:
neanderthals hunting protein powder

Homo sapiens sapiens hunting protein powder with long range weapons:

homo sapiens hunting protein powder

So if you want to “eat like a caveman” but don’t have time to hunt and gather your food, you can always make meal replacement shakes from palaeolithic protein powder….. like cause that’s authentic paleo, errr, you know…

Palaeolithic protein powder…. you made Homo erectus cry!  “I never ate stuff like that!  And it tastes yucky!”

You made Homo erectus cry!Pics:

images of protein powder from their company’s marketing (fair use: criticism, review)

all other images are my own artwork

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3 responses

  1. hahaha! awesome 🙂

    September 18, 2013 at 16:19

  2. persnicketythecat

    Hilarious! I love the pics you drew! I think the packaging looks like “caveman feed!”
    https://historyisfascinating.wordpress.com/

    May 21, 2017 at 16:03

  3. persnicketythecat

    I wanted to feature those cartoons in my “The Top 10 Funniest Archaeology Jokes in Honor of International Archaeology Day!” post!
    https://historyisfascinating.wordpress.com/2016/10/15/the-top-10-funniest-archaeology-jokes-in-honor-of-national-archaeology-day/

    May 23, 2017 at 03:17

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