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Why Some Like It Hot: Food, Genes, and Cultural Diversity

Gary Paul Nabhan
Format
Book
Published
Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
1559634669 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Ch. 1. Discerning the histories encoded in our bodies
  • Ch. 2.
  • Searching for the ancestral diet
  • Did mitochondrial Eve and Java Man feast on the same foods?
  • Ch. 3. Finding a bean for your genes and a buffer against malaria
  • Ch. 4. The shaping and shipping away of Mediterranean cuisines --Ch . 5. Discovering why some don't like it hot
  • Is it a matter of taste?
  • Ch. 6. Dealing with migration headaches
  • Should we change places, diets, or genes?
  • Ch. 7. Rooting out the causes of disease
  • Why diabetes is so common among desert dwellers
  • Ch. 8
  • Reconnecting the health of the people with the health of the land
  • How Hawaiians are curing themselves.
Description
233 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-223) and index.
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