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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It takes about twentytwo amino acids to build all of the body ' s thousands of
different proteins . ... kinds of nutrients such as starches , sugar , vegetable fats ,
and water , the body itself can synthesize twelve of these amino acids . But there
The ratios of essential amino acids in plant foods are very different from the ratios
in which they occur in the human body . They therefore cease to be useful for
protein assembly more quickly than animal foods since the the least abundant ...
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 ...
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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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