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Burn: The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism

Burn: The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism (Hardback)

By Pontzer, Herman

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Despite decades of scientific advances, the very functioning of our bodies remains misunderstood. In Burn, evolutionary biologist, Herman Pontzer offers pioneering research that provides a refreshing insight on the science of the human metabolism. Interweaving both anthropologica...l observations and anecdote, Pontzer provides an accessible understanding of biology, encouraging us to rethink our understanding of the metabolism and, in decoding its complexities, truly understand how we can make our bodies thrive.
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ISBN 9780241388426
Released NZ 1 Jun 2021
Publisher Penguin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780241388426
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Allen Lane
Released 1 Jun 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Pontzer, Herman
Category Personal & Public Health: Dietetics & Nutrition
Popular Science
Human Biology & Related Topics
Diets & Dieting
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 161mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 35mm
Dewey Code 612.39
Weight 635g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Metabolism - Popular works
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly