Rachel N Carmody

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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. 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

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Publications2

  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. 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...