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Unformatted text preview: Article [2/10] I. Author : Sebastion II. Title III. Summary A. Disease : metabolic acidosis B. Terms : NEAP IV. Notes A. Abstract : a. Background: natural selection has had < 1% of the human race evolving time to be able to eliminate the problems [maladaptations] caused from humans drastically changing their diet from the inventions of agriculture and animal husbandry [i.e. domestication of cows] B. Objective a. Estimate the NEAP [net endogenous acid production acid in entire body] from peoples diets before agriculture invention and to compare that with current diets 1. Current diets are characterized by an imbalance of certain nutrients which affects bodys entire metabolic acidosis C. Design : used special methods and computed NEAP for a large # of pre-agricultural diets and compared them with the typical American diet D. Results : shows historical shifts form negative to positive NEAP was accounted for b/c pre- agricultural diets contained cereal grains and energy-dense, nutrient poor foods in the contemporary...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course COLL-E 105 taught by Professor Evans during the Winter '08 term at Indiana.
- Winter '08