oa South African Medical Journal - The nutrient composition and dietary importance of some vegetable foods eaten by the !kung bushmen

Volume 43, Issue 50
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Although the ! Kung Bushmen living in the Dobe area in Botswana have a choice of 85 different species of edible plants, only one is classified as a primary food; 8 are classified as major, 14 as minor, 32 as supplementary, 13 as rare and 17 as problematic.

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