Adaptation to Undernourishment
Adaptation to undernourishment is discussed in eight sections: (1) the international incidence of calorie deficiency; (2) genetic, physiological, and behavioural adaptation to undernourishment; (3) short‐term adjustment, or homeostasis; (4) homeostasis and the magnitude of undernourishment; (5) long‐term adaptation; (6) metabolic disequilibrium; (7) food intake, efficient productivity, and stature; and (8) physical activity possibility sets.
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