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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According to the latest recommendation of the Food and Agriculture/World Health
Organization, an adult male weighing 176 pounds (80 kilos) needs about sixty
grams of protein per day. In 1980 Poles were getting not sixty but over one ...
Wild game contains over five times more polyunsaturated fats per gram than is
found in domestic livestock. Equally important for placing the present panic over
meat consumption in proper perspective is that wild animal carcasses contain a ...
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.
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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
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