Anthropology P380: Prehistoric Diet and Nutrition

Project I: A comparative nutritional analysis

 Part A of this assignment is due, in class, on Monday January 27

Part B is due, in class, on Thursday February 12

Part C is due, in class, on Tuesday February 24

The goals of this project are

  • to help you evaluate the nutritional content of the foods you eat, and
  • to give you an broader perspective on the relative quality of your own diet

The project has three parts:

 Part A   Collect data about your own food habits and dietary nutrition
 Part B   Compare your daily nutritional balance toboth the USDA food pyramid recommendations, and the Paleo Diet recommendations
 Part C   Write an essay comparing your diet to a hunter-gatherer diet (we will provide a data set for you).

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