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And of course the more they drink, the more violent their symptoms (remember Dr
. Ahmed!). The prudent response to these facts is not to advise lactase-deficient
people to drink milk but to consume more green, leafy vegetables or chewable ...
With these grim details in focus, a significantly different picture of the avoidance
of green, leafy vegetables by Third World children begins to emerge. I shall not
argue that avoidance represents an optimization of practical costs and benefits, ...
their aversion to dark green, leafy vegetables. Bearing in mind the excruciating
choices which peasant families are forced to make in the allocation of food,
would there not be a tendency to give the less economically productive members
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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 ... Read full review
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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