Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 M01 1 - 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 twenty- two amino acids to build all of the body's thousands of
different proteins. ... nutrients such as starches, sugar, vegetable fats, and water,
the body itself can synthesize twelve of these amino acids. But there are ten
Under stress, the body mobilizes all the amino acids it can draw on from muscles
and other tissues and converts them into glucose for extra energy. But at the
same time the body needs to step up the production of antigens that provide ...
Peaceful acquisition and consumption of bodies or parts of bodies is an aspect of
mourning rituals; the acquisition of bodies through violent means is an aspect of
warfare. These two modes of cannibal production have entirely different sets of ...
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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 Cow
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