“I was interested in how nutritious are we actually? Whenever I talk about the topic, I always get a slight sort of side view from my colleagues.” Just in case you’re wondering, eating an entire human body would add up to around 125,000 calories during the Paleolithic era. (The key is to try to fill up on the spleen.) From the NYT: Ancient Cannibals Didn’t Eat Just for the Calories, Study Suggests.