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Everyone eats, but rarely do we investigate why we eat what we eat. Why do we love spices, sweets, coffee? How did rice become such a staple food throughout so much of eastern Asia? Everyone Eats examines the social and cultural reasons for our food choices and provides an explanation of the nutritional reasons for why humans eat what they do, resulting in a unique cultural and biological approach to the topic. E. N. Anderson explains the economics of food in the globalization era; food’s relationship to religion, medicine, and ethnicity; and offers suggestions on how to end hunger, starvation, and malnutrition. This thoroughly updated Second Edition incorporates the latest food scholarship, most notably recognizing the impact of sustainable eating advocacy and the state of food security in the world today. Anderson also brings more insight than ever before into the historical and scientific underpinnings of our food customs, fleshing this out with fifteen new and original photographs from his own extensive fieldwork. A perennial classic in the anthropology of food, Everyone Eats feeds our need to understand human ecology by explaining the ways that cultures and political systems structure the edible environment.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: E. N. Anderson
Publisher: NYU Press
Release: 2014-02-07
File: 362 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780814789162

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UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION is a best-selling food fundamentals text ideal for an undergraduate course that covers the basic elements of food preparation, food service, and food science. It is contemporary and comprehensive in coverage and introduces students to the variety of aspects associated with food preparation. UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION, Fourth Edition, thoroughly explores the science of food through core material on food selection and evaluation, food safety, and food chemistry. The various aspects of food service are covered: meal planning, basic food preparation, equipment, food preservation, and government regulations. The final sections of the text cover food preparation, classification, composition, selection, purchasing, and storage information for a range of traditional food items. A rich illustration and photo program and unique pedagogical features make the information easily understandable and interesting to students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Amy Brown
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2010-06-01
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133008385

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UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION is a best-selling food fundamentals text ideal for an undergraduate course that covers the basic elements of food preparation, food service, and food science. Contemporary and comprehensive in coverage, it introduces students to the variety of aspects associated with food preparation. The Fifth Edition thoroughly explores the science of food through core material on food selection and evaluation, food safety, and food chemistry. Food preparation, classification, composition, selection, purchasing, and storage for a range of traditional food items are discussed, and the various aspects of food service are covered: meal planning, basic food preparation, equipment, food preservation, and government regulations. A rich illustration and photo program and unique pedagogical features make the information easily understandable and interesting to students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Amy Brown
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2014-02-26
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285954493

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Understanding Food Systems: Agriculture, Food Science, and Nutrition in the United States explores the complex and evolving system from which the United States gets its food. From farm, to home, and everything in-between, the authors use a scientific perspective that explains the fundamentals of agricultural production, food science, and human nutrition that will guide readers through the issues that shape our food system, including political, societal, environmental, economic, and ethical concerns. Presenting the role and impact of technology, from production to processing and safety, to cultural and consumer behavior perspectives, the book also explores the link between food systems and the history of nutrients and diet patterns, and how these influence disease occurrence. Current topics of concern and debate, including the correlations between food systems and diet-related diseases, such as obesity and diabetes are explored, as are the history and current status of food insecurity and accessibility. Throughout the text, readers are exposed to current topics that play important roles in personal food choices and how they influence components of the food system. Presents the evolution of the US food system, from historical beginnings, to current consumer and political roles and responsibilities Provides farm to fork insights on production and consumption practices in the United States Explores complex topics in call-out boxes throughout the text to help readers understand the various perspectives on controversial topics

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Ruth MacDonald
Publisher: Academic Press
Release: 2017-05-25
File: 372 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780128044858

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The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 directed the U.S. Dept. of Agr. to conduct a 1-year study to assess the extent of areas with limited access to affordable and nutritious food, identify characteristics and causes of such areas, consider how limited access affects local populations, and outline recommend. to address the problem. This report presents the findings of the study, which include results from two conferences of national and internat. authorities on food deserts and a set of research studies. It also includes reviews of existing literature, a national-level assessment of access to large grocery stores and supermarkets, analysis of the economic and public health effects of limited access, and a discussion of existing policy interventions. Illus.

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Author: Michele Ver Ploeg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Release: 2010-02
File: 150 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781437921342

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of key aspects of food insecurity, including definitional and conceptual issues, information systems and data sources, indicators, and policies. The aim is to equip readers with a sound understanding of the subject that will assist in the recognition of food insecurity and the design of suitable responses. The early chapters discuss the evolution and limitations of the concept and provide a set of conceptual frameworks for the analysis of food security. Systems used to collect data and their evolution over time are then explained, and the most commonly adopted indicators for monitoring food security are presented. Approaches to food security are then thoroughly reviewed decade by decade. Specific attention is paid to the food insecurity challenge in the new millennium, focusing particularly on recent food crises and institutional and policy-related consequences. Finally, the specific terminology of food aid and assistance is examined, with discussion of the instruments recently adopted in the food aid system. This book will be an informative and stimulating resource for both students and professionals.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Maria Sassi
Publisher: Springer
Release: 2017-10-24
File: 132 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783319703626

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Written by consultants and academics from key disciplines within the food industry, this book is the first work to bring together information and techniques on the factors affecting the marketing and development of children's food. The book is designed to provide a practical insight and is of value for anyone directly involved with studying the development and marketing of children's food products.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: G. Smith
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 1997-07-31
File: 258 Pages
ISBN-13: 0751402745

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ISBN-13: 9783667610

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I am Dr. Omar Sheikho Murad. Originally I am from Zakho City, Kurdistan, Iraq. I have settled down in London since 1996 as a refugee. I have been in 2 wars and one violent uprising. I have been in touch with human pain and suffering since very early in life till now. I have witnessed all kinds of traumas and I have dealt with all kinds of wounds. That is through my work as a medical doctor and as a trainee psychiatrist for the last 2 decades. My job helped me a lot to understand what people actually need. The books that I have written are about using the Water-Logic instaed of the Rock-Logic (i.e., using peaceful means instead of violence & aggression). My books are about understanding life and understanding human. So that individuals and groups know better what to do in life. My goal is "better quality humans" and "better quality life" for everyone everywhere at every time. This is the list of my 10 books: Understanding Human, Part 1, "Human Philosophy". Understanding Human, Part 2, "Human Thinking". Understanding Human, Part 3, "Human Needs". Understanding Human, Part 4, "Human Behaviour". Understanding Human, Part 5, "The Family". Understanding Human, Part 6, "The Society". A Handbook for Help. Understanding Human - All Parts Understanding Islam - Part 1 Understanding Islam - Part 2

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Genre: Religion
Author: Omar Sheikho Murad
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Release: 2011
File: 420 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781467885775

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Publisher: DIANE Publishing
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ISBN-13: 9781437982268

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