Rachel N Carmody

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Energetic consequences of thermal and nonthermal food processing
    Rachel N Carmody
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:19199-203. 2011
  2. pmc Cooking increases net energy gain from a lipid-rich food
    Emily E Groopman
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138 Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 10032
    Am J Phys Anthropol 156:11-8. 2015
  3. pmc Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome
    Lawrence A David
    1 FAS Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA 2 Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA 3 Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nature 505:559-63. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The energetic significance of cooking
    Rachel N Carmody
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Hum Evol 57:379-91. 2009

Collaborators

  • Sudha B Biddinger
  • Michael A Fischbach
  • Emily E Groopman
  • Lawrence A David
  • Richard W Wrangham
  • Alisha V Ling
  • David B Gootenberg
  • Yug Varma
  • Peter J Turnbaugh
  • Benjamin E Wolfe
  • Julie E Button
  • Rachel J Dutton
  • A Sloan Devlin
  • Corinne F Maurice

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Energetic consequences of thermal and nonthermal food processing
    Rachel N Carmody
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:19199-203. 2011
    ..They also illuminate a weakness in current food labeling practices, which systematically overestimate the caloric potential of poorly processed foods...
  2. pmc Cooking increases net energy gain from a lipid-rich food
    Emily E Groopman
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138 Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 10032
    Am J Phys Anthropol 156:11-8. 2015
    ..Both effects were consistent with the greater energy gain observed with cooking. Our findings highlight the importance of cooking in increasing dietary energy returns for humans, both past and present...
  3. pmc Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome
    Lawrence A David
    1 FAS Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA 2 Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA 3 Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nature 505:559-63. 2014
    ..In concert, these results demonstrate that the gut microbiome can rapidly respond to altered diet, potentially facilitating the diversity of human dietary lifestyles. ..
  4. doi request reprint The energetic significance of cooking
    Rachel N Carmody
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Hum Evol 57:379-91. 2009
    ..While much remains to be discovered, we conclude that the adoption of cooking would have led to an important rise in energy availability. For this reason, we predict that cooking had substantial evolutionary significance...