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Food consumption

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Patterns of food consumption are of considerable interest to both nutritionists and anthropologists. Nutritionists may perceive that either qualitative or quantitative dietary inadequacies may lead to nutritional problems in the individual, household or community. Ecologically orientated anthropologists seek to explain patterns of consumption using adaptive models which may employ both biological and cultural factors. Of common concern to both is the way in which food is distributed within a ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of
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Publisher:
Smith-Gordon and Company Ltd Publisher's website
Pages:
107-118
Series:
Prospects and perspectives in human nutrition
Host title:
Nutritional anthropology: prospects and perspectives
Publication date:
1993-01-01
URN:
uuid:381e85ea-fefe-47a5-946a-850a328e8702
Local pid:
ora:8335
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English
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