Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 1985 - 289 páginas
The anthropologist/author takes on some of the major food riddles, including cannibalism, to reveal why a culture accepts or spurns specific foods
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hormones, and enzymes all consist of different kinds of proteins formed by
particular combinations of amino acids linked into long, complex chains. Between
15 percent and 40 percent by weight of cooked meat, fish, fowl, and milk solids ...
Many plant foods as well as animal foods contain all ten of the essential amino
acids. But the problem is that the ratios in which they occur one to another limit
their ability to be converted into proteins. The ratios of essential amino acids in
In this view, the world food problem is not that plant foods are an inferior source
of amino acids but that a deficit of calories in the diet prevents the amino acids in
plants from being "spared" and used as protein rather than as energy. Raise the ...
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Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Leer comentario completo
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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