7. Human Nutritional Evolution

  1. Sara Stinson2,
  2. Barry Bogin3 and
  3. Dennis O'Rourke4
  1. William R. Leonard

Published Online: 6 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118108062.ch7

Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition

Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition

How to Cite

Leonard, W. R. (2012) Human Nutritional Evolution, in Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition (eds S. Stinson, B. Bogin and D. O'Rourke), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118108062.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY, USA

  2. 3

    Centre for Global Health and Human Development, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom

  3. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470179642

Online ISBN: 9781118108062

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Keywords:

  • human nutritional evolution, intraspecific dietary, metabolic diversity;
  • dietary implications in evolutionary changes in hominins, and stressors;
  • interpopulational variation, insight into enviro/cultural influence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Comparative Nutrition

  • Evolutionary Changes in Brain and Body Size in Hominins: Dietary Implications

  • Interpopulational Variation in Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Chapter Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References Cited

  • Recommended Readings