What is balanophagy?
Balanophagy—the practice of eating acorns.
Balanophagy the practice of eating acorns from the oak Quercus and Notholithocarpus, has played an important part in the diets of many cultures around the world.
In fact, the Roman natural philosopher, Pliny the Elder, regarded the sacred oak as the “tree which first produced food for mortal man.”
Read more at https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-reintroducing-acorns-into-the-human-diet-a-nutty-idea/
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