The original articles in this book, when taken together, evidence the biological predominance of nutritional anthropology as an area of study. Deals with nutrition as a process, by which humans utilize food and as a science--studying the body's chemical and biological use of food. It encompasses a broad approach to the subject matter, ranging from evolutionary concerns to a consideration of ways to help alleviate the nutritional problems of the Third World. Collectively, chapters provide a picture of nutritional ...

Nutritional anthropology 1987, A.R. Liss, New York

ISBN-13: 9780845142165