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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To sum up : if the ancestors of today ' s lactase - sufficient Europeans were
dependent on milk for their calcium , and if they were at risk for rickets and
osteomalacia , then individuals who were unable to drink copious quantities of
milk or who ...
... sunburn and skin cancer on one hand , and rickets and osteomalacia on the
other . ... exposure to the summer sun is high risk for cancer but low risk for rickets
; more melanin is produced and people grow darker ( i . e . , they get suntans ) .
... generate a reproductive advantage of 2 percent in a population critically at risk
for rickets and osteomalacia . Another long - standing criticism holds that lactase
sufficiency among Europeans could not have been crucial for obtaining calcium ...
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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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