FOOD, CULTURE and NUTRITION
Evolutionary Studies and Physical Anthropology
 

Allport S. 2000. The Primal Feast: Food, Sex, Foraging, and Love. Harmony Books. [paleoanthropology; social relations]

Armelagos GJ. 2010. The Omnivore's Dilemma the Evolution of the Brain and the Determinants of Food Choice. Journal of Anthropological Research 66(2):161-186. [human evolution; dietary change; obesity]

Berdanier C. 2000. Nutrient-Gene Interactions. Nutrition Today 35(1):8-. [nutritional anthropology; human evolution; nutrition and health]

Bond G. 2000. Natural Eating: Nutritional Anthropology - Eating in Harmony with Our Genetic Progamming. Natural Eating. [prescriptive nutrition; paleolithic diet]

Brenton B, Paine R. 2000. Pellagra and Paleonutrition: Assessing the Diet and Health of Maize Horticulturalists through Skeletal Biology. Nutritional Anthropology 22(2):2-9. [hunger; pellagra; physical anthropology]

Brockman DK, van Schaik C. 2005. Seasonality in Primates : Studies of Living and Extinct Human and Non-Human Primates. New York. [collected essays; food supply; seasonality; non-human primates; human evolution]

Carbonell E, Caceres I, Lozano M, et al. 2010. Cultural Cannibalism as a Paleoeconomic System in the European Lower Pleistocene. Current Anthropology 51(4):539-549. [paleolithic diet; meat eating; Europe; Spain; Burgos ]

Chakravarthy MV, Booth FW. 2004. Eating, Exercise, and "Thrifty" Genotypes: Connecting the Dots toward an Evolutionary Understanding of Modern Chronic Diseases. Journal of Applied Physiology 96(1):3-10. [chronic disease; human evolution; genotype]

Cisneros HF. 2008. Health and Illness in the Chignahuapan Swamp: A Paleopathological Study of the Old Valley of Toluca, Mexico. Convergencia-Revista De Ciencias Sociales 15(48):51-69. [prehistory; biological anthropology; health; nutrition; skeletal remains; Mexico; Upper Lerma Basin; Santa Cruz Atizapan]

Crawford M. 2002. The Role of Nutrition in Human Evolution. Caroline Walker Trust. [biological anthropology; human evolution ]

Cunnane SC, Stewart KM. 2010. Human Brain Evolution : The Influence of Freshwater and Marine Food Resources. Wiley-Blackwell. [hominid evolution; biological anthropology; brain; cognition; diet; seafood]

Draper HH. 2000. Human Nutritional Adaptation: Biological and Cultural Aspects. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1466-1476. Cambridge University Press. [human evolution; dietary and behavior adjustment]

Eaton SB. 2006. The Ancestral Human Diet What Was It and Should It Be a Paradigm for Contemporary Nutrition. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 65(1):1-6(6). [human evolution; paleolithic diet and dietary recommendations]

Etkin NL. 2009. Foods of Association : Biocultural Perspectives on Foods and Beverages That Mediate Sociability. University of Arizona Press. [food habits; drinking customs; biological anthropology; Africa; Hausa]

Fuller K. 2000. Lactose, Rickets, and the Coevolution of Genes and Culture. Human Ecology 28(3):471-. [human evolution]

Goldman A. 2000. Symposium: Bioactivity in Milk and Bacterial Interactions in the Developing Immature Intestine -- Modulation of the Gastrointestinal Tract of Infants by Human Milk. Journal of Nutrition 130(2):4263-. [foodstuffs; human milk; child nutrition; human evolution; nutritional anthropology]

Gowlett JAJ. 2003. What Actually Was the Stone Age Diet? Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine 13(3):143-147. [paleoanthropology; dietary evolution]

Grine FE, Ungar PS, Teaford MF, et al. 2006. Molar Microwear in Praeanthropus Afarensis: Evidence for Dietary Stasis through Time and under Diverse Paleoecological Conditions. Journal of Human Evolution 51(3):297-319. [paleolithic diet]

Herring DA, Swedlund AC, eds. 2003. Human Biologists in the Archives: Demography, Health, Nutrition and Genetics in Historical Populations Cambridge University Press. [collected essays; physical anthropology; historical diets]

Huang HT. 2002. Hypolactasia and the Chinese Diet. Current Anthropology 43(5):809-819. [food processing and use; milk; yogurt; human evolution; history; East Asia; China]

Ishida H, ed. 2006. Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds. Springer. [collected papers; hominid evolution; paleoanthropology; physical anthropology]

Kuipers RS, Joordens JCA, Muskiet FAJ. 2012. A Multidisciplinary Reconstruction of Palaeolithic Nutrition That Holds Promise for the Prevention and Treatment of Diseases of Civilisation. Nutrition Research Reviews 25(1):96-129. [paleolithic diet; hominid evolution; dietary prescription ]

Larsen CS. 2000. Dietary Reconstruction and Nutritional Assessment of Past Peoples: The Bioanthropological Record. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 1, pp. 13-34. Cambridge University Press. [physical anthropology; human evolution; prehistory]

Larsen CS. 2003. Animal Source Foods and Human Health During Evolution. Journal of Nutrition 133(11):3893S-3897S. [meat eating; physical anthropology]

Lee-Thorp JA, Sponheimer M, van der Merwe NJ. 2003. What Do Stable Isotopes Tell Us About Hominid Dietary and Ecological Niches in the Pliocene. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 13(1/2):104-113. [paleoanthropology]

Liberman I. 2005. Evolutional Genetics and Diseases of Civilization. Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology 41(2):233-239(237). [biological anthropology; cardiovascular disease; type 2 diabetes; metabolic syndrome]

Lieberman LS. 2003. Dietary, Evolutionary, and Modernizing Influences on the Prevalence of Type-2 Diabetes. Annu Rev Nutr 23:345-377. [disease; human evolution; modernization]

Lightfoot E, Slaus M, O'Connell TC. 2012. Changing Cultures, Changing Cuisines: Cultural Transitions and Dietary Change in Iron Age, Roman, and Early Medieval Croatia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 148(4):543-556. [diet; change; culture history; biological anthropology; bone analysis; Europe; Croatia]

Lindeberg S, Cordain L, Eaton B. 2003. Biological and Clinical Potential of a Palaeolithic Diet. Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine 13(3):149-160(112). [paleolithic diet; nutrition and health]

Lucas PW, Ang KY, Sui Z, et al. 2006. A Brief Review of the Recent Evolution of the Human Mouth in Physiological and Nutritional Contexts. Physiology & Behavior 89(1):36-38. [human evolution; cooked food]

Ma JAJG. 2003. What Actually Was the Stone Age Diet? Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine 13(3):143-147(145). [human evolution; paleolithic diet]

Marean CW. 2002. Meat Eating and Human Evolution. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 75(5):951-952. [paleoanthropology]

Milton K. 2003. The Critical Role Played by Animal Source Foods in Human (Homo) Evolution. Journal of Nutrition 133(11):3893S-3897S. [meat eating; paleoanthropology]

Nestle M. 2000. Paleolithic Diets: A Sceptical View. Nutrition Bulletin 25:43-47. [diet; homonid evolution; hunter-gatherer; prehistory; primates]

Ortner D. 2000. Paleopathological Evidence of Malnutrition. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 1, pp. 34-44. Cambridge University Press. [paleoanthropology; malnutrition; diet and disease]

Petrinovich L. 2000. The Cannibal Within. Aldine de Gruyter. [cannibalism; human psychology; human evolution; case materials]

Pontzer H. 2012. Ecological Energetics in Early Homo. Current Anthropology 53(S6):S346-S358. [paleoanthropology; hominid diet; nutrition; energetics; human evolution]

Proches S, Wilson JRU, Vamosi JC, et al. 2008. Plant Diversity in the Human Diet: Weak Phylogenetic Signal Indicates Breadth. Bioscience 58(2):151-159. [food plants; diet; nutrition; cooking; ecology; human evolution]

Rathburn T. 2000. Chemical Approaches to Dietary Representation. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 1, pp. 58-63. Cambridge University Press. [physical anthropology]

Schutkowski H, ed. 2009. Between Biology and Culture. New York. [collected papers; food supply; seasonality; skeletal analysis; physical anthropology]

Scott S, Duncan CJ. 2002. Demography and Nutrition : Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations. Blackwell Science. [history; food supply; famine; population; demography; physical anthropology]

Scott S, Duncan CJ. 2002. Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations. Malden, MA. [history; food supply; famine; population; demography; physical anthropology]

Trevathan WR. 2007. Evolutionary Medicine. In Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 36, pp. 139-154. [review; biological anthropology; nutrition; health and disease; human evolution]

Ulijaszek SJ. 2002. Human Eating Behaviour in Evolutionary Ecological Context. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 61(4):517-526. [human evolution; hominid diet; eating habits]

Ungar PS. 2012. Dental Evidence for the Reconstruction of Diet in African Early Homo. Current Anthropology 53(S6):S318-S329. [diet; paleoanthropology; Homo habilis; Homo rudolfensis; Homo erectus; dental morphology]

Ungar PS, Teaford MF. 2002. Human Diet: Its Origins and Evolution. Praeger. [collected essays; paleoanthropology; non-human primates; evolutionary medicine]

Vaughan SJ, Coulson WDE. 2000. Paleodiet in the Aegean. Oxbow Books. [paleoanthropology; Europe; Mediterranean]

Wilbur AK, Farnbach AW, Knudson KJ, et al. 2008. Diet, Tuberculosis, and the Paleopathological Record. Current Anthropology 49(6):963-991. [Paleolithic diet; protein; iron; skeletal remains; New World]

Wing E. 2000. Animals Used for Food in the Past: As Seen by Their Remains Excavated from Archaeological Sites. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 1, pp. 51-58. Cambridge University Press. [paleoanthropology; archaeology; food remains]

Wrangham R. 2009. Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. Basic Books. [paleoanthropology; cookery]

Wrangham R, Carmody R. 2010. Human Adaptation to the Control of Fire. Evolutionary Anthropology 19(5):187-199. [cooking; human evolution; Homo erectus; energetics; physical anthropology]

see Evolution Archive for items published before 2000

Update 3/2013