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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With their cultural traditions primarily European in origin , they were not repelled
by the idea of drinking it . But Brazilians , especially the poorer classes of
Brazilians who were the recipients of the handouts , are genetically mixed
Lactase - deficient subjects who have had no prior experience with milk drinking
are more likely to have pronounced symptoms on imbibing small amounts . Most
experiments carried out in the United States have used lactase - deficient ...
If one is not able to digest lactose , milk drinking will not only be an unpleasant
way to obtain calcium , but it will be an inefficient way as well . This point has only
recently been clarified . While researchers have generally agreed that severe ...
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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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