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Title From famine to fast food : nutrition, diet, and concepts of health around the world / Ken Albala, editor.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.8 F931F    Check Shelf
Description xix, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Africa -- Middle East -- Americas -- Asia and Oceania -- Europe -- Other.
Summary This book examines how diet affects health in countries around the world, discussing how the availability of food and the types of foods eaten influence numerous health factors and are tied to the prevalence of "lifestyle" diseases. Readers will discover the importance of diet and food culture in determining human health as well as make connections and notice larger trends within multicultural, international contexts.
Subject Diet -- Encyclopedias.
Nutrition -- Encyclopedias.
Food habits -- Encyclopedias.
Diet. (OCoLC)fst00893284
Food habits. (OCoLC)fst00930807
Nutrition. (OCoLC)fst01042187
Nutritional Status -- Encyclopedias -- English.
Cultural Characteristics -- Encyclopedias -- English.
Diet -- Encyclopedias -- English.
Global Health -- Encyclopedias -- English.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias. (OCoLC)fst01423798
Added Author Albala, Ken, 1964- editor.
ISBN 9781610697439 (alkaline paper)
161069743X (alkaline paper)
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