Next topic – Thanksgiving meal in context of evolution

There is no mandatory writing project for next week.  But I will assign an optional extra credit writing project. Scroll to the bottom of the blog for the extra credit assignment.

Handout for Fat and Inflammation Lecture for your review: Fat and Inflammation 2010

November 23, 2010 – Evolutionary Considerations of a Thanksgiving Meal -Industrialized Food, Lactose Intolerance, and the use of Spice in Food.

For discussion:

Why do some populations have trouble digesting milk?

Reading for next week: Eaton (2006)-Ancestral human diet and Human lactase

Optional writing project:

Explain what the Paleolithic diet is.

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