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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is not well adapted for high-fiber diets; rather, we seem to be adapted to "high
quality dietary items that are volumetrically concentrated and rapidly digested. "
Animal foods are exactly what this formula calls for. Alarming reports about diets
Other known dietary risks for heart disease include overconsumption of calories,
too much salt, and too much alcohol. (Too much calcium is the latest entry in this
bad- for-your-heart contest.) And beyond what we eat, many other factors put ...
affluent societies, we must not lose sight of the fact that no one knows what will
happen if we drastically reduce the amount of dietary cholesterol for the entire
population starting in childhood. Also, there may be hidden dangers in reducing
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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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