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Evolution of Human Diet

Course Description: 

An examination of human dietary choices, and the consequences thereof, from ecological, epidemiological, and evolutionary perspectives. Topics include: foraging theory, human community ecology, evidence for evolutionary design in human physiological and motivational systems related to feeding and nutrition, epidemiology of nutritional disorders, subsistence economies and modes of production, reduction diets, health diets. (HEF I, II, IV; DA-C) GER: 3bb.