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Human diet and nutrition in biocultural perspective : past meets present / edited by Tina Moffat and Tracy Prowse.

Moffat, Tina, 1967- (Added Author). Prowse, Tracy Lynn. (Added Author). ProQuest (Firm) (Added Author).
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Subject: Food habits.
Diet.
Nutrition.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Food Habits.
Diet.
Sociobiology.

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  • ISBN: 9781845459819 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1845459814 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: Evolutionary Perspectives on Nutrition -- 1. What Did Humans Evolve to Eat? Metabolic Implications of Major Trends in Hominid Evolution / J.J. Snodgrass -- 2. Child Growth among Southern African Foragers in the Past / L. Harrington -- 3. Infant and Young Child Feeding in Human Evolution / D.W. Sellen -- Breastfeeding and Beyond: Nutrition throughout the Life Course -- 4. The Use of Stable Isotope Analysis to Determine Infant and Young Child Feeding Patterns / T.L. Dupras -- 5. A Community in Transition: Deconstructing Breastfeeding Trends in Gibraltar, 1955-1996 / S.D.A. Burke -- Food Insecurity and Malnutrition -- 6. Dietary Diversity, Dietary Transitions, and Childhood Nutrition in Nepal: Questions of Methodology and Practice / E. Finnis -- 7. Responses to a Food Crisis and Child Malnutrition in the Nigerien Sahel / K. Kilpatrick -- Nutritional Factors in Growth and Disease -- 8. Growth, Morbidity, and Mortality in Antiquity: A Case Study from Imperial Rome / R. MacChiarelli -- 9. Examining Nutritional Aspects of Bone Loss and Fragility across the Life Course in Bioarchaeology / B. Glencross -- 10. Obesity: An Emerging Epidemic -- Temporal Trends in North America / P.T. Katzmarzyk.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
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