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Author Gluckman, Peter
Title Mismatch : The Lifestyle Diseases Timebomb
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2008
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: Our Bodies and our World -- Part I. Match -- 1. Our Comfort Zone -- 2. Where Have We Come From? -- 3. When We Were Very Young -- 4. Things Ain't What They Used to Be -- 5. Constrained by our Pasts -- Part II. Mismatch -- 6. Coming of Age -- 7. A Life of Luxury -- 8. Four Score Years and Ten -- 9. Match and Mismatch -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
Our modern lifestyles, city-bound with abundant nutrition - are far removed from the hunter-gatherer lifestyles of our ancestors. However we have not evolved to reflect this change. This fascinating and controversial book explores whether it is this 'mismatch' that has led to the deadly explosion in lifestyle diseases we face today
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gluckman, Peter Mismatch : The Lifestyle Diseases Timebomb Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2008 9780192806833
Subject Ecological genetics.;Evolution (Biology);Genotype-environment interaction
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Alt Author Hanson, Mark
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