Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-400) and index.
1. Introduction -- Part I. The Animal Within: 2. Locating human diet in a mammalian framework; 3. Diet and hominin evolution; 4. Seasonality of environment and diet; 5. Evolution of human diet and eating behaviour -- Part II. A Brave New World: 6. Dietary change and health discordance; 7. Nutrition and infectious disease, past and present; 8. Inequality and nutritional health -- Part III. Once Upon a Time in the West: 9. Nutrition transition; 10. Fats in the global balance; 11. Feed the world with carbohydrates; 12. Post-script.
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