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The nature of nutrition : a unifying framework from animal adaptation to human obesity

Author: Stephen J Simpson; David Raubenheimer
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
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Addresses nutrition's complex role in biology, both at the level of individual organisms and in their broader ecological interactions. This title provide a comprehensive theoretical approach to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Simpson; David Raubenheimer
ISBN: 9780691145655 0691145652
OCLC Number: 760293735
Description: vii, 239 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Nutrition and Darwin's entangled bank --
The geometry of nutrition --
Mechanisms of nutritional regulation --
Less food, less sex, live longer? --
Beyond nutrients --
Moving targets --
From individuals to populations and societies --
How does nutrition structure ecosystems? --
Applied nutrition --
The geometry of human nutrition --
Perspectives.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Simpson and David Raubenheimer.

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