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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When we eat a food containing proteins , the proteins get broken down into their
constituent amino acids , and the amino acids are then distributed throughout the
body to form a " pool , ” which is drawn upon as needed by the cells in various ...
75 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day , an increase of 30
percent over 1973 standards . The pro - protein nutritionists had long been
arguing that the 1973 standard was too low since it was based on what was safe
for a fully ...
He claims that he and his companions only ate the bodies of persons who had
died of violence “ who had been freshly ... Carbonization of the fresh body , or
burial , reduces the suspicions that are at peak level just after the loved one has
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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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