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Give an example of acclimation

Sweating is a form of acclimation for hot weather.

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Give an example of acclimatization

Acclimatizing to the mind boggling heights of Mount Everest little by little in order to get acclimatized to the lack of oxygen.

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Give an example of developmental acclimatization

People who are born and raised near Mount Everest will become more easily acclimatized to the oxygen deprived heights of Everest.

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What are potential negative effects of a modern diet

Our bodies are not yet fully evolved to consume a modernized diet.