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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Vegans are also at risk for rickets , a bone - crippling disease caused by vitamin
D deficiency . Normally we can get enough vitamin D from the action of sunlight
falling on our skin . But in the higher latitudes where winters are long and there ...
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 ...
... skin cancer on one hand , and rickets and osteomalacia on the other . ...
Around the Meditteranean basin , for example , exposure to the summer sun is
high risk for cancer but low risk for rickets ; more melanin is produced and people
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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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