Subtitled: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere by Dr.
This study gathers skeletal evidence on seven basic indicators of health to assess chronic conditions that affected individuals who lived in the Western Hemisphere particularly concerning the American Indians from 5000 B.C. to the late nineteenth century. Signs of biological stress in childhood and of degeneration in joints and in teeth increased in the several millenia before the arrival of Columbus as populations moved into less healthy ecological environments. Written for not only for scientific evidence but with the knowledge to help us return to better vitality and robust health for the American Indian! This is as valuable book for the serious-minded Indigenous people and their leaders. On on par with Nutrition and Degeneration by Dr.