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It does this by permitting certain wavelengths of light to penetrate beneath the
outer skin and convert a form of cholesterol found in the epidermis into vitamin
D3. The blood carries vitamin D3 from the skin to the intestines (technically
making it ...
It results from a deficiency of vitamin A. In the absence of this vitamin, the mucus-
secreting cells at the cornea of the eye cease to produce moist lubricants and
deposit instead a hard, dry protein called keratin. Deprived of its lubricating and ...
... 159 Virginia, 113, 115, 117 Visigoths, 94 Vitamin A, 35, 41, 243-47 Vitamin B,,
38 Vitamin B12, 35-36 Vitamin B complex, 35 Vitamin C, 36 Vitamin D, 36, 143,
144, 146, 147, 148, 149, 152 Vitamin D3, 143, 145, 146 Vitamin E, 35 Vitamins, ...
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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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