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Evolution of food preferences

Environment of evolutionary adaptation (EEA) is where
species first evolved. Used to live in hunter-gatherer type
societies.


Preference for fatty foods is adaptive for early humans.
Conditions in EEA meant that energy resources were vital
for survival and were needed, as it was not known when…

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Cordain ­ said that our ancestors gained calories from sources other
than saturated animal fats and that we could of even been
vegetarians.
Abrams ­ however found through anthropological evidence that all
societies have a preference for animal fats and also there wouldn't of
been enough calories to survive on…

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