NUTR 430/830: Nutritional Anthropology

NUTR 430/830
Nutritional Anthropology Crosslisted as ANTH 830/430
Prereqs: ANTH 242 or equivalent.
Anthropological approaches to the study of nutrition. Background to nutrition science; bio-cultural aspects of obesity, fertility, lactose intolerance, and infant feeding practices; biological differences in nutritional requirements, fertility, and mortality; interpretation of nutritional deficiencies in skeletal remains; reconstructing prehistoric diets from archaeological evidence; and evaluation of relationships between dietary patterns and dental remains in fossil record.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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