BIO 101

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BIO 101
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  1. What is the principle of allocation?
    • survival: foraging, avoiding predators, building a shelter
    • growth: metabolism functions
    • fecundity: producing sex cells, looking for mates, mating
  2. What are two theories that explain we we have agriculture?
    • 1. Principle of Allocation
    • 2. Optimum Foraging
  3. What is optimum foraging?
    • relying on staple domestics (max E(h+s))
    • net energy intake per unit
  4. What are the consequences of a globalized food market?
    • 1. unfair competition and deregulation of local business
    • 2. even lower wages
    • 3. land privatization (land reform)
    • 4. land degradation (slash-burn of capitalism)
  5. How many hungry people in the world?
    925 million people
  6. What are some facts about obesity I should know?
    • 1. one-third of Americans are obese
    • 2. US spends 60 billion a year in weight lose
  7. Is natural disaster the cause for hunger?
    Maybe, but human-induced disasters account for more
  8. what did greece eat before the industrial revolution?
    • barley
    • olives
    • fish
    • figs
    • force fed geese
  9. what did india eat and why?
    near vegetarianism because of religious, economical, and political reasons.
  10. What factors determine what we eat?
    • 1. Geographical location
    • 2. Biological
    • 3. Religious
    • 4. Historical or Political
    • 5. Economic
  11. What is the history of timeline for food?
    • 2 million years meat (gatherers)
    • 500,000 years ago fire
    • 50,000 years ago (hunting and gathering)
    • 12,000 years ago agriculture
    • 150 years ago (green revolution)
  12. What are the ratios to consider?
    • 1. animal : vegetable
    • 2. unprocessed : processed
    • 3. Meal food : snack food
  13. What are two factors in considering food under globalization?
    • 1. Homogenization: The disappearance of food culture
    • 2. commercialization of the brand name
  14. what science developed during literate history?
    • philosophy
    • mysticism
    • religion
    • science

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