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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A classic study of this relationship showed that in over fifty countries higher-
income groups derive far more of their fats, proteins, and calories from animal
sources than do lower-income groups. Proportionate to income, calories from
animal fats ...
One hundred grams of African termites contains 610 calories, 38 grams of protein
, and 46 grams of fat. By comparison 3.5 ounces (100 grams) cooked medium-fat
hamburger contains only 245 calories, 21 grams of protein, and 17 grams of fat.
of a wild pig costs two hours while its caloric value is twenty-thousand calories. If
the handling time for an anteater is also two hours, but its caloric return is only ten
-thousand calories, should the hunter stop to pursue an anteater when he ...
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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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