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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It was unfair and misleading for respondents to represent to lactase-deficient
persons, who constitute a substantial segment of the population, that the
consumption of large or unlimited quantities of milk at a time is beneficial.
Ingestion of large ...
To test for the effects of lactase insufficiency on the ability to absorb calcium,
scientists at the Center for the Study of Bone Disease at the University of Geneva
gave groups of lactase-deficient and lactase-sufficient volunteers standard doses
Those occasional Chinese who were lactase-sufficient and who experimented
with milk drinking gained no reproductive advantage over their lactase- deficient
neighbors. When some rash lactase-deficient individuals decided to experiment ...
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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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