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Food and Western Disease: Health and Nutrition from an Evolutionary Perspective

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Nutrition science is a highly fractionated, contentious field with rapidly changing viewpoints on both minor and major issues impacting on public health. With an evolutionary perspective as its basis, this exciting book provides a framework by which the discipline can finally be coherently explored.By looking at what we know of human evolution and disease in relation to th ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 31st 2009 by John Wiley & Sons (first published January 1st 2009)
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Arja
Oct 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Maten och folksjukdomarna i ett evolutionsmedicinskt perspektiv (Studentlitteratur 2003). Boken baseras på Lindebergs avhandling om några stammar i Papua Nya Guinea där både den moderna västerländska maten och sk välfärdssjukdomar saknas.
Radostina Georgieva
May 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book made me a fan of the Paleo diet. I lived on it for half a year and I felt great! lost weight without even trying too! The only problem I see with it is that it's quite expensive. Also, a bit difficult for vegetarians like myself. ...more
Derek W.
Aug 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the most complete book about diet that I have read. All statements are fully backed through studies (which are also presented) and should be a must-read for anyone who truly wants to understand more about the facts underlying the paleo diet.
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Dr. Lindeberg gives a fascinating look at evolutionary nutrition. Gives you a good European background on the issues.
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