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ANTH 422 - Nutritional Anthropology

The study of human nutrition and metabolism from an anthropological perspective. Topics include the structure and function of the digestive system, the chemical composition of nutrients and the regulation by the body of nutrient stores and body composition. Focuses on using a comparative approach to elucidate a naturalistic human diet and the health consequences when this ideal is not met.

Prerequisites & Notes:
ANTH 201 or HNRS 203, and ANTH 215 and BIOL 349 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter

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