By Gremillion

ISBN-10: 0521727073

ISBN-13: 9780521727075

ISBN-10: 0521898420

ISBN-13: 9780521898423

This booklet explores the connection among prehistoric humans and their foodstuff - what they ate, why they ate it and the way researchers have pieced jointly the tale of prior foodways from fabric strains. modern human nutrition traditions surround a doubtless countless sort, yet all are primarily recommendations for assembly uncomplicated dietary wishes constructed over thousands of years. people are designed through evolution to regulate our feeding behaviour and nutrition know-how to fulfill the calls for of quite a lot of environments via a mixture of social and experiential studying. during this booklet, Kristen J. Gremillion demonstrates how those evolutionary approaches have formed the diversification of human nutrition over numerous million years of prehistory. She attracts on proof extracted from the fabric is still that offer the one direct proof of the way humans procured, ready, awarded and ate up nutrients in prehistoric times.

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