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The Resource Why some like it hot : food, genes, and cultural diversity, Gary Paul Nabhan

Why some like it hot : food, genes, and cultural diversity, Gary Paul Nabhan

Label
Why some like it hot : food, genes, and cultural diversity
Title
Why some like it hot
Title remainder
food, genes, and cultural diversity
Statement of responsibility
Gary Paul Nabhan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Dewey number
394.1
Index
index present
LC call number
QH431
LC item number
.N28 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human population genetics
  • Food preferences
  • Ethnic groups
Label
Why some like it hot : food, genes, and cultural diversity, Gary Paul Nabhan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-223) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Ch. 1. Sailing through 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
Control code
ocm54685972
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9781559634663
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004005033
Label
Why some like it hot : food, genes, and cultural diversity, Gary Paul Nabhan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-223) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Ch. 1. Sailing through 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
Control code
ocm54685972
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9781559634663
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004005033

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