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Ulijaszek, Stanley, Mann, Neil, Elton, Sarah - Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology) - 9780521869164 - V9780521869164
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Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)

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Description for Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology) Hardcover. Exploration of changing human nutrition from evolutionary and social perspectives and its influence on health and disease, past and present. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. Num Pages: 414 pages, 66 b/w illus. BIC Classification: JHMP; MBNH3; PSX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 160 x 27. Weight in Grams: 718. Implications for Public Health. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. 413 pages, 66 b/w illus. Exploration of changing human nutrition from evolutionary and social perspectives and its influence on health and disease, past and present. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: JHMP; MBNH3; PSX. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 27. Weight: 718.
While most of us live our lives according to the working week, we did not evolve to be bound by industrial schedules, nor did the food we eat. Despite this, we eat the products of industrialization and often suffer as a consequence. This book considers aspects of changing human nutrition from evolutionary and social perspectives. It considers what a 'natural' human diet might be, how it has been shaped across evolutionary time and how we have adapted to changing food availability. The transition from hunter-gatherer and the rise of agriculture through to the industrialisation and globalisation of diet are explored. ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
414
Condition
New
Series
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology
Number of Pages
414
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780521869164
SKU
V9780521869164
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About Ulijaszek, Stanley, Mann, Neil, Elton, Sarah
Stanley Ulijaszek is Professor of Human Ecology at the University of Oxford and Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity. His work on nutritional ecology and anthropology has involved fieldwork and research in Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands and South Asia, while his interests in dietary transitions have led him to examine the evolutionary basis of obesity. ... Read more

Reviews for Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)
'Spanning the diverse fields of nutrition ecology, anthropology, biochemistry, and physiology, this three-part, well-written examination of the public health implications of the rapidly changing human diet is filled with carefully documented arguments that invite critical thought. Recommended.' A. P. Boyar, Choice '... this book brings together a wide range of issues and highlights how contemporary human nutrition is embedded in ... Read more

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