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Edible Insects and Human Evolution

Julie J. Lesnik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056999
eISBN:
9780813053776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056999.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Edible Insects and Human Evolution, Julie Lesnik investigates insects in the human diet from an evolutionary perspective. In May of 2013, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ... More


A view to the future

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There are clear signs that the number of mandatory food fortification interventions and their coverage are set to expand into the future. These signs include the consolidation of current ... More


A Biopsychosocial Approach to Treatment

Mary Ann Cohen and Harold W. Goforth

in Handbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195372571
eISBN:
9780197562666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372571.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The care of persons with HIV and AIDS presents clinicians, caregivers, families, and loved ones with special biopsychosocial challenges posed by the infectious nature ... More


Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington and Matthew Morse Booker (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What we eat, where it is from, and how it is produced are vital questions in today’s America. We think seriously about food because it is freighted with the hopes, fears, and anxieties of modern ... More


Tainted Table?: Can Feeding Make Birds Sick?

Darryl Jones

in The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

One of the significant concerns of many people engaged in bird feeding is whether this popular practice could be detrimental to the birds themselves. The possibility that the practice could ... More


Feeding the Nation: The Making of Modern Food Provisioning

Susanne Freidberg

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In the late 20th century, a time when many Europeans protested against the corporate conquest of their food shops and farmlands, the sentiments expressed above were no ... More


Charismatic Nutrients

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses the scientization of food insecurity through nutritionism, which can be viewed as successive eras of different charismatic nutrients. These nutrients commanded center stage in ... More


Looking Upstream

William W. Goldsmith

in Saving Our Cities: A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704314
eISBN:
9781501706035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704314.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the four “upstream” policies on austerity, schools, food, and drugs. These policies are not typically regarded as urban policies, but they ought to ... More


Nutrition and Reproductive Ecology

Julie J. Lesnik

in Edible Insects and Human Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056999
eISBN:
9780813053776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056999.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 reviews the interplay between nutrition and natural selection. Much of the discussion of evolution of the human diet revolves around energetic requirements because the increased demand is ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Structural Violence: A Theoretical Model and a Case Study

Haagen D. Klaus

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The act of simply noting the presence or absence of skeletal trauma is not enough; bioarchaeologists need to expand and take more into consideration as violence involves much more than trauma. As ... More


Health Care

Jean Drèze

in Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833468
eISBN:
9780191871900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833468.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the dismal state of health care in India and the scope for change. Drawing on a wealth of survey data, it brings out the gaping deficiencies of public health facilities as well ... More


NAFTA: Free Trade in the Body

Alyshia Gálvez

in Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The fourth chapter, “NAFTA: Free Trade in the Body,” describes the magnitude and characteristics of Mexico’s so-called obesity and diabetes epidemic and the current hypotheses for the causes and ... More


Natural Food, Natural Motherhood, and The Turn Toward Homemade: The 1970s to the 1990s

Amy Bentley

in Inventing Baby Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277373
eISBN:
9780520959149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277373.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1970s counterculture ethos fostered the growth of homemade baby food, which was touted as economical, more nutritious, and safer. Homemade baby food was emblematic of the emerging ethos of ... More


Enabling Student Fitness and Good Health Becomes a Priority

Edward F. Zigler, Jim Hinson, and Jennifer Walker

in Inspiring Greatness in Education: A School of the 21st Century Model at the Independence School District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199897841
eISBN:
9780190217686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897841.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 8 details Dr. Hinson’s decision to advance District wellness initiatives influenced by School of the 21st Century concepts for “whole school” reform and broadening services for children and ... More


Nutritional Black-Boxing

Emily Yates-Doerr

in Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286818
eISBN:
9780520961906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286818.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 examines the social life of the public-health concept nutrición. It focuses on three sites in which educators teach basic nutrition principles: an elementary school, a rural health clinic, ... More


U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

Janet Currie

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The U.S. government operates a wide variety of food and nutrition programs (FANPs), which reach an estimated one out of every five Americans every day. Most FANPs were developed with the primary goal ... More


Arthritis: Changes in Its Prevalence during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter compares the prevalence of arthritis among Union Army veterans with arthritis among men. It shows that the current prevalence rate of arthritis is lower than it was in the late ... More


Nutritional and Metabolic Adaptation

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, and Mark Hanson

in Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199663927
eISBN:
9780191823206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663927.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The bulk of human evolution occurred in a nutritional milieu very different from the modern one, and the human genotype was selected to be well adapted to that milieu. There is a rising incidence of ... More


What Does It Mean to Eat Right?: Nutrition, Science, and Society

Charlotte Biltekoff

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the course of their lifetimes, Americans will be given a vast array of changing and sometimes contradictory advice about what constitutes healthy eating and drinking. Charlotte Biltekoff looks ... More


What Should Babies Eat and Whose Business Is It?

Amy Bentley

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the nineteenth century, before the rise of commercial baby food, nearly all infants were breastfed exclusively for most of their first year. By 1950, most infants were eating solid food before two ... More


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