University of Calgary

ARKY 589 - (Anth 589) Nutritional Anthropology - Fall 2015

The study of human dietary practices from biological and cultural perspectives. Subjects covered include the development of nutritional anthropology, principles of nutrition, principles of ecology, diet from an evolutionary, comparative and historic perspective, the impact of undernutrition on human physiology, and behaviour and methods in nutritional anthropology.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Mathematics 30-1, 30-2, Pure Mathematics 30 or equivalent; Anthropology 201 or Archaeology 203 or Archaeology 305, and consent of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2016.
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