ANTHRBIO 364 - Nutrition and Evolution
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Anthropology, Biological (ANTHRBIO)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Advisory Prerequisites:
Sophomore standing.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

In this course, we will trace the evolution of human nutrition, and consider how recent changes in diet, exercise, reproduction, and lifespan affect our fitness in the modern world. Modern humans often live in environments that differ fundamentally from the environment in which we evolved, with both positive and negative consequences for health. Lectures will review 1) the basic physiology of human nutrition, 2) human diet in the context of other primates and our hominin ancestors, 3) consequences of under- and overnutrition, and 4) special topics including reproduction, lifespan, and the recent obesity epidemic. Prerequisite: high school biology.

Schedule

ANTHRBIO 364 - Nutrition and Evolution
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
37430
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0
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
37431
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0
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
37432
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0
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
37433
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0
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
37434
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0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
37435
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0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
37436
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0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
37437
Open
1
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
37438
Closed
0
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
37439
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0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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