Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 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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My argument is that animal foods and plant foods play fundamentally different
biological roles in human foodways . Despite recent findings which link the
overconsumption of animal fats and cholesterol to degenerative diseases in
I do not see how it can be either arbitrary or coincidental that animal foods evoke
special behavior among so many human groups as well as among our ... First of
all , per cooked portion they are a better source of protein than most plant foods .
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 ...
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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
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