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Human eating behaviour in an evolutionary ecological context

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Present-day human eating behaviour in industrialised society is characterised by the consumption of high-energy-density diets and often unstructured feeding patterns, largely uncoupled from seasonal cycles of food availability. Broadly similar patterns of feeding are found among advantaged groups in economically-emerging and developing nations. Such patterns of feeding are consistent with the evolutionary ecological understanding of feeding behaviour of hominids ancestral to humans, in that h...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1079/PNS2002180

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society More from this journal
Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
517-526
Publication date:
2002-11-01
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EISSN:
1475-2719
ISSN:
0029-6651
Language:
English
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2009-10-15

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