Categories Anthropology I

I.12 Nutritional anthropology   

Nutritional anthropology – It consists of Nutritional anthropometry and study of malnutrition. Nutritional Anthropometry : Anthropological principle has been greatly useful for the field of nutritional science especially in defining the nutritional status of persons, through techniques like Anthropometry. As nutritional status of population not only depends on genetics but environmental factors also contribute a lot. […]

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Categories Anthropology I

I.1.5 Quaternary fossil primates

Quaternary  is the current and most recent and follows the Neocene Period and spans from 2.588 ± 0.005 million years ago to the present. The Quaternary Period is divided into two epochs: the Pleistocene (2.588 million years ago to 11.7 thousand years ago) and the Holocene (11.7 thousand years ago to today). The informal term “Late Quaternary” refers to the past 0.5–1.0 million […]

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